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Phalaenopsis

Botanical Name:

Phalaenopsis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
5.5-6.5 pH ; Drainage
Heat Tolerant
30 °C / 86 °F
Cold Tolerant
15 °C / 59 °F
Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial Epiphyte, Houseplant, Indoor

Lifespan

Perennial Zones 10-11

Flower

Colors: white, pink, and purple in various patterns. 2 true petals, 3 sepals, a "lip", and a "column" that contains the reproductive parts.

Benefits
Ornamental

Bright, gorgeous blooms Flowers lasting up to 3 months

Taxonomy

Order

Asparagales

Family

Orchidaceae

Genus

Phalaenopsis

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