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Dendrochilum filiforme, Golden Chain Orchid

Dendrochilum filiforme

Golden Chain Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Philippines
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrant

Elegant chains of tiny bright yellow flowers on long stems. The flower stems are reminiscent of grass stems and rise from the top of the developing pseudobulbs.

It requires good light year round and even moisture. The light must be filtered or diffused. The plant should not be exposed to direct sunlight at noon. A constant strong ventilation is necessary. Precipitation is very abundant throughout the year, with a short, slightly drier spring period.

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Dendrochilum filiforme, Golden Chain Orchid

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