An Orchid Blooms

There is a huge range of orchids in this extensive family. Every plant has its needs – right plant in the right place.  For most of us, orchids are house plants though in warm climates they of course can be grown outside. For growing information, see Blooming Orchids.

These photos were taken several years ago and were in my archives.



My orchid-growing friend lives further south here in Florida. She claims she just puts them on the lanai (screened back porch), in the trees, or in her house and doesn’t do much.  I have killed every orchid I have ever had which is why there is a lovely faux orchid in my living room.  Let’s enjoy her amazing flowers.



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Orchid Time

Many orchids thrive in Florida’s heat and humidity and can do well in the home and around the yard.



Today’s photos are just a few views of my friend Beverly’s orchid blooms.   In the fall I shared Beverly’s October Flowers  and November Orchids.  I just love seeing her beautiful flowers.  She lives further south here in Florida and has perfect trees that provide sheltered light in her yard. Her lanai is also the perfect habitat. Her orchids thrive.  I have never had luck growing orchids, but I love to see the blooms.  For information on growing orchids, see The Spruce’s How to Grow Orchids Indoors.




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