Photo Credits: Judith E Higham ( Vancouver Orchid SocietyPacific Northwest Judging Centre)
Moth orchids are the most popular orchids and are very easy to grow in most homes with high humidity being the most difficult growing requirement to meet. Flat, glossy, spreading leaves support arching spikes of large white, pink, striped or yellow flowers. Smaller flowered varieties with greater numbers of flowers (multifloral), or varieties with brighter colors and fewer flowers (novelty) are also popular.
Healthy Phalaenopsis start with healthy roots:
Healthy leaves produce more and bigger flowers:
Moth orchids usually bloom annually and the flowers last for several weeks: