Often called the beginner orchid or ‘moth orchid’, the popular pet-friendly Phalaenopsis orchid is one of the easiest varieties of orchids to grow as a houseplant. Indoors, it will typically bloom about once a year, for up to three months. After a blooming cycle, the flowers will wilt and fall off. This is the Orchid's way to store up energy to re-bloom again next season. Total height including planter measures around 18" tall.
This plant is shipped separately from our grower's greenhouse. Its nursery grow pot is placed inside our earthenware planter – it does not come pre-potted.
Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium indirect light. Avoid direct sun.
Water about every week with 3-4 tablespoons of water, allowing potting medium to dry out between waterings.
This plant benefits from extra humidity.
Often called the beginner orchid or ‘moth orchid’, the popular Phalaenopsis orchid is one of the easiest varieties of orchids to grow as a houseplant. Native to India, China, and Southeast Asia – this orchid with leafy stems and long-lasting flowers does best a bright, warm, humid spot. Indoors, the Phalaenopsis orchid will typically bloom about once a year, for up to three months. After a blooming cycle, the flowers will wilt and fall off. When this happens, don’t worry, your orchid is not dead – it’s just storing up energy to re-bloom again next season.Learn more
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