There are over 20,000 species of orchids in the world, all equally beautiful, but if they stand out for anything, it is their rarity. Orchids produce the most interesting, exotic and rare flowers, they can be of different colors, shapes, smells and variations.
Today we are going to present you a list of the most exotic and beautiful orchids on the planet, some of them are very easy to take care of and therefore you can have them at home, others on the contrary would only survive in their natural habitat:
Under the name Arundina Graminifolia, these orchids are available in various regions like India, Sri Lanka, China and Singapore. The main characteristic of this plant and the reason why it is called bamboo orchid is the height of its stem, which can reach 3 meters high.
Phalaenopsis orchids are very easy to grow in domestic conditions and are very kind to skip small mistakes in their care. The flowers of a Phalaenopsis orchid resemble a butterfly in flight, hence their name butterfly orchids.
This orchid is found in the Asian, Australian and Western Pacific region. It is commonly grown as an ornamental flower due to its wide availability and adaptive nature. This orchid blooms in the form of a cluster, about 40 flowers of a beautiful purple color can easily grow on a stem. In addition, it is a large plant.
Cymbidium orchids are very popular for bouquets and as starter plants, as they can survive for months in a vase of water. To stay fresh, it only needs a temperate climate.
These orchids are a type of intergenic hybrid orchid, which is a cross between the orchid genera Brassia and Miltonia. Its flowers can have many variations in color and pattern, have an unusual appearance and are sometimes combined. Those orchids are one of the most exotic types of orchids, easy to find, but not so easy to grow. To grow them, they need to be well rooted, if you manage to keep the root system strong, they will thrive.
This species called Phaius Orchids is the perfect plant to grow indoors and produces an abundance of flowers in clusters. Its flowers have a wonderful fragrance and bloom in a wide variety of colors. The ideal temperature for growing them is between 18 and 20° C, so it is perfect to place them in a window in your home.
What most people don’t know is that the common vanilla consumed every day in ice cream, soft drinks and perfumes originally came from orchids. However, this type of orchid, with its wonderful aroma and pristine white flowers, is becoming increasingly rare and difficult to reproduce.
The flowers of the Laelia orchid can measure between 20 and 30 cm. They need indirect sunlight to grow, but can be grown in warm and cool places. You can also plant it in the ground or in well-drained soil.
Epidendrum orchid can be said to be one of the oldest established genera. Its flowers are medium-sized and colored as orange, yellow, lavender, red or fuchsia flowers, its stems are reed-shaped. They need a lot of indirect light to stay strong.
There you are! You now know the most exotic and beautiful orchids that exist on our Planet. Which orchids have you ever seen in real life and which one is your favorite? Do you grow your own orchids at home? Let us know everything by leaving a comment in the section below.