Dendrobium Phalaenopsis Orchid.There are about 300 species of Dendrobium, all natives of the tropics. Many have large handsome flowers.
With few exception they require tropical treatment, when the correct temperature applied can be easy to grow. One of the easiest is D. Phalaenopsis a native of New Guinea, proves its self exceptional in the size and beauty of its flowers, ranging in colour from white to deep red-purple with long lasting qualities.
In its native wild state is found growing wild on honey-combed limestone rocks, always exposed to bright sunlight. Under cultivation it requires a warm house with moisture and sunlight during growth. Some varieties have flowers in excess of three inches across.
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