phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis

Not your average flower: Learn how to care for orchids at the Houston Orchid Society’s Annual Show & Sale this weekend
April 15, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: Today’s blog comes to us from John Stubbing of the Houston Orchid Society. Many people receive gift orchids purchased at local grocery stores or at “big box” stores such as Home Depot or Lowe’s. Nearly all of the orchids sold in these stores are members of the genus Phalaenopsis, known as moth orchids […]

What’s Blooming Now in the Butterfly Center?
August 18, 2010 · 2 Comments

Lois’ flower has died back, but the Cockrell Butterfly Center still has many amazing flowers blooming right now! Although not all as rare as the corpse flower, the rainforest in the butterfly center is made up of hundreds of hard-to-find tropical plant species, most of which (but not all) come from Central and South America. […]



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