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Dendrobium nobile, Dendrobium Nobile Orchid

Dendrobium nobile

Dendrobium Nobile Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersYellow/orange flowers

Dendrobium nobile differentiates itself from the other orchid species by the cluster of flowers which forms opposite the axil of each leaf. The colour ranges from entirely white through yellow and orange to red and purple and combinations of these colours.

This orchid can tolerate a lot of light, but do not place it in direct sun.





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Dendrobium phalaenopsis, Dendrobium

Dendrobium phalaenopsis

Dendrobium
Family: Orchidaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual colorRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowers

Phalaenopsis-type dendrobium hybrids are derived from Vappodes phalaenopsis (syn. Dendrobium bigibbum). Commonly referred to as den-phals, they are among the easiest of orchids to grow under most conditions. These evergreen orchids reward the beginner with sprays of vividly colored long-lasting flowers in exchange for minimal care.





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Dendrobium pierardii, Dendrobium aphyllum, Dendrobium Orchid

Dendrobium pierardii, Dendrobium aphyllum

Dendrobium Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: SE Asia
Full sunSemi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantDeciduous

A very widespread Dendrobium species found through India, China and the Himalayas to Burma, Thailand, and the Malaysian peninsula. More often found in cultivation under the botanical synonym of Dendrobium pierardii. These plants, which have pendant canes (pseudobulbs), are easily grown in baskets or mounted. In the fall the leaves fall and the plant enjoys a rest, where in water is withheld. In the spring, the fragrant flowers appear from the fallen leaf points. As the flowers fade, new growth begins at the base of the previous years growth. The leafless canes often rebloom for several years. Well grown plants can reach 3 to 4ft in cane lengths.





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Dendrobium section Latouria, Latouria
Dendrobium alexandrae x polysema x Dendrobium macrophyllum

Dendrobium section Latouria

Latouria
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Philippines, Samoa, Papua New Guinea
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteWhite/off-white flowersUnusual colorYellow/orange flowers

Species in this section are characterized by large flowers usually white, yellow or green with black or purple markings on the inner surfaces.They are epiphytes of sea level to high altitudes in areas of year-round rainfall.



Dendrobium section Latouria, Latouria
Dendrobium alexandrae x polysema x Dendrobium macrophyllum
Dendrobium section Latouria, Latouria
Dendrobium section Latouria, Latouria
Dendrobium Little Green Apples
Dendrobium section Latouria, Latouria


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Dendrobium sp., Dendrobium Orchid

Dendrobium sp.

Dendrobium Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: South East Asia
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperShadeSemi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Dendrobiums, with around 1000 species and inumerable hybrids, the hobbyist is faced with many various growing conditions, and it is cultivated everywhere in the world. There are still more hybrids being discovered in the highlands of New Guinea. This makes them the second largest orchid genus in the world after Bulbophyllum. The shape and form of their stems and leaves vary tremendously, but the pattern of flowers is fairly constant ranging in size from very small to huge. Dendrobiums come from South East Asia in an area that stretches from Northern India to the islands off the East coast of New Guinea and Australia to Polynesia.

See Orchid page for pictures of different orchids and care info.





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Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Party Queen', Dendrobium 'Party Queen'

Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Party Queen'

Dendrobium 'Party Queen'
Family: Orchidaceae
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftShadeSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

A very bright eye-stopper new hybrid from Thailand with deep purple and white flowers, high contrast colors!



Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Party Queen', Dendrobium 'Party Queen'
Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Party Queen', Dendrobium 'Party Queen'
Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Party Queen', Dendrobium 'Party Queen'


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Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Stripe Thailand', Dendrobium 'Stripe Thailand'

Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Stripe Thailand'

Dendrobium 'Stripe Thailand'
Family: Orchidaceae
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftShadeSemi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterPink flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

An outstanding new hybrid from Thailand with bright pink striped flowers, blooms freely year round.



Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Stripe Thailand', Dendrobium 'Stripe Thailand'
Dendrobium x Phalaenopsis 'Stripe Thailand', Dendrobium 'Stripe Thailand'


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Dockrillia rigida, Dendrobium desmotrichoides, The Rigid-Leafed Dockrillia, The Smooth Tongue Orchid, The Smooth Tick Orchid

Dockrillia rigida, Dendrobium desmotrichoides

The Rigid-Leafed Dockrillia, The Smooth Tongue Orchid, The Smooth Tick Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Australia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterYellow/orange flowersFragrant

This attractive succulent-like species produces clusters of cream-yellow 3/4 inch flowers with rose-red margins. This species is best mounted on tree fern or cork to accomodate the pendant growth habit. Water heavily from spring through fall and then slack off for a drier winter.



Dockrillia rigida, Dendrobium desmotrichoides, The Rigid-Leafed Dockrillia, The Smooth Tongue Orchid, The Smooth Tick Orchid
Dockrillia rigida, Dendrobium desmotrichoides, The Rigid-Leafed Dockrillia, The Smooth Tongue Orchid, The Smooth Tick Orchid


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