Calanthe Orchids

Calanthe Orchids

(Ca-lan-the)

Calanthe Orchid

  • Flowers: White, Pink, Purple
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Standard orchid mix
  • Watering: Frequently in active growing cycle, sparingly in dormant stage
  • Fertilizing: Once every two weeks during growing season
  • Light Requirement: Bright, filtered
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:10-15°C Dormant-Active
  • Day Time Maximum:21-27°C Dormant-Active
  • Humidity Requirements: 60-80%

Phaius Orchids

Phaius

(FAY-ee-us)

Phaius

  • Flowers: Yellow, Purple, Brown, Maroon, White, Tan
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Potting mix/Manure/bark mixture
  • Watering: Keep moist.
  • Fertilizing: Every other watering, March-September
  • Light Requirement: Bright, indirect light
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:16°C
  • Day Time Maximum:24°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 50-70%

Miniature Orchids

Miniature Orchids

Haraella Retrocalla

  • Flowers: All colours
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Standard orchid mix
  • Watering: Allow to dry out between waterings
  • Fertilizing: Once per month 1/2 strength
  • Light Requirement: Bright, indirect light
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:8°C
  • Day Time Maximum:28°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 70-90%

Bulbophyllum Orchids

Bulbophyllum

(Bul-bo-phy-lum)

Bulbophyllum eberharti

    *species dependent

  • Flowers: Red, Orange, Yellow, Pink, Purple
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Loose and well draining
  • Watering: Every 3-4 days
  • Fertilizing: Twice per month at half strength of 20-20-20
  • Light Requirement: Low light
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:12°C
  • Day Time Maximum:30°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 70%

Aerangis Orchids

Aerangis Orchids

(ay-er-RANG-giss)

Aerangis citrata

  • Flowers: White, cream, tan, scarlet
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Slabs of cork with a pad of sphagnum under the base of the plant
  • Watering: Allow to dry between waterings
  • Fertilizing: 1/4 to 1/2 strength weekly during active growth
  • Light Requirement: 
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:14°C
  • Day Time Maximum:24-27°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 70-75%