9 Spectacular Orchids

Orchids are the most exquisite flowering plants you can grow indoors, their variety of color and shape unmatched by any other plant. Here's just a sample.

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Cymbidium Lowianum is Spectacular Orchid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Low's Cymbidium

36 inches tall, 24 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: bright, indirect light, keep moist in summer, water sparingly in winter.

Moth Orchid is Spectacular Pink Hybrid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Moth orchid

16 inches high, 14 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: partial shade, allow to dry between waterings.

Coelogyne Nitida is Spectacular Hybrid Orchid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

The Shining Coelogyne

10 inches high, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: bright, indirect light, keep moist in summer, water sparingly in winter.

Miltoniopsis Hybrid is Spectacular Orchid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Doritaenopsis 'Taida Pearl'

28 inches high, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: bright, indirect light, keep moist in summer, water sparingly in winter.

Sweet Dawn is Spectacular Orchid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Dendrobium 'Sweet Dawn'

24 inches high, 6 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: bright, indirect light, keep moist in summer, water sparingly in winter.

Cymbidium Minuet is Spectacular Orchid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Cymbidium 'Minuet'

12 inches high, 18 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: bright, indirect light, keep moist in summer, water sparingly in winter.

Paphiopedilum Callosum is Spectacular Orchid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Callosum orchid (Paphiopedilum hybrid)

12 inches high, 6 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: partial shade, keep moist in summer, water sparingly in winter.

Jungle Monarch is Spectacular Orchid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Oncidium 'Jungle Monarch'

12 inches high, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: bright, indirect light, allow to dry out between waterings.

Epidendrum Prismatocarpum is Spectacular Orchid How To Grow Practically Everything ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2010

Epidendrum prismatocarpum

18 inches high, 18 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: bright, indirect light, allow to dry out between waterings.

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