water orchid


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Related to water orchid: water hyacinth, water lily
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Noun1.water orchid - a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowerswater orchid - a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States
Eichhornia, genus Eichhornia - water hyacinth; water orchid
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Water orchids around once a week, immersing the container in water for a few minutes before draining it, so that the compost is moist but not soaking wet.
Water orchids sparingly unless they are in active growth but don't let the compost dry out completely.
Indoors, water orchids sparingly unless they are in active growth and don't let the compost dry out completely.