moth orchid

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Synonyms for moth orchid

any of various orchids of the genus Phalaenopsis having often drooping glossy broad obovate or oval leaves usually dark green flushed purple or mottled grey and silver

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Moth orchids are robust plants and make ideal gifts for your less green-fingered friends.
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The moth orchid is most popularly sold because it is easiest to look after and long flowering.
The most commonly seen orchid is the Phalaenopsis, or moth orchid - you'll find it for sale in supermarkets and DIY stores as well as garden centres for as little as a fiver.
This group includes Cattleya, also sometimes known as the 'corsage orchid' because it is Phalaenopsis, moth orchid.
Before you buy a new moth orchid (Phalaenopsis), count the number of pairs of leaves.
I have a moth orchid that has just finished flowering.
Phalaenopsis, the moth orchid, can repeat-flower virtually all year, its arching spikes producing graceful flowers in shades of pink and white.
PRETTY IN PINK - A moth orchid (phalaenopsis ) EXOTIC BEAUTY - Slipper orchids (Paphiopedilums)
I've had a moth orchid on my kitchen windowsill which has flowered pretty consistently for around a year.
Some orchids, such as phalaenopsis, also known as the moth orchid, are fairly easy to grow, he said.
Without a doubt, all the growers agree that Phalaenopsis, also known as the moth orchid, is ideal for beginners.
The next meeting is on April 21, when cake decorator Sarah Garland will show how to make a moth orchid.
The most common variety found in the supermarkets is the Phalaenopsis, the moth orchid, with its large white or pink petals set on graceful arching stems.