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venus slipper orchid

Paphiopedilum (Lady Slippers) Orchids: Types, How to Grow and Care

Paphiopedilums, otherwise known as lady slippers orchids or Venus’ Slipper orchids, are ornamental plants that you can easily recognize even from afar. Of all orchid types, they have the most prominent pouch-like lip that resembles a slipper, hence the name.  Like other popular orchids, such as the moth orchids, cattleyas, and dendrobiums, these gardener-favorites come …

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Phalaenopsis (Moth) Orchids: Types, How to Grow and Care

Phalaenopsis, otherwise known as moth orchids or butterfly orchids, are a popular type of orchid that many flower enthusiasts adore. Though orchids, in general, flaunt a striking appearance, the dramatic flower spikes of phals make them stand out. Each long and arching flower spike displays many blooms at a time, and their large, moth-like flowers …

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cattleya orchids

Cattleya Orchids: Facts, Different Varieties, and How to Grow and Care

Cattleya, or also called corsage orchids and Queen of the Orchids, is one of the most popular types of orchids. For most people, the word orchid is almost always synonymous with cattleyas – that’s how popular this orchid type is than the others.  Cattleya orchids flaunt a stunning appearance that many plant enthusiasts couldn’t resist. …

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10 Common Types of Orchids for Your Home and Garden

With their undeniably unique yet elegant appearance, orchid flowers have quickly become one of the most recognizable ornamental plants. Adding to their exotic beauty is their easy-to-care nature and long-lasting blooms that make these flowers popular among house plant hobbyists and gardeners all over the world. Orchids flowers offer different types in a plethora of …

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myrtle flower

Myrtle Flowering Plant: Different Types, How To Grow and Care

Did you know that Myrtle flowers were named after the Greek word ‘’myrrh’’, which means ‘’balm and liquid incense?’’ It is a perfect name, considering an essential oil can be produced with these flowers. Myrtle plants belong to the Myrtaceae family of flowers and the Myrtus genus. They can be found in the North African …

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Heather and Heath Flowers: Different Plant Varieties and Interesting Facts

Flowers exist to balance nature, to feed animals, and to make humans feel happy and at ease with their beautiful fragrance, colors, shapes, and forms (1). Throughout the evolution of our species, flowers have always been connected to our lives as well, as they help us to have a physical representation of how our inner …

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