Phalaenopsis the moth orchid, is one of the best orchids for growing in the home, and is also a favorite with greenhouse growers. Culture for Doritis, a related genus, and Doritaenopsis, a hybrid between the two genera, is the same as for pure Phalaenopsis.
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Paphiopedilum or slipper orchids, originate from the jungles of the Far East and Indonesia. They are semi-terrestrial, growing in humus and other material on the forest floor, on cliffs in pockets and occasionally in trees. They're easy to grow in the home, under lights or in the greenhouse.
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Phragmipedium originates from the tropical areas of Central and South America, including areas of southern Mexico south to Brazil. The basic culture of the genus Phragmipedium is rather easy and will reward the grower with many wonderful blooms.
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Miltoniopsis are called the "Pansy Orchid" because their flowers resemble pansies. Miltonias come in most colors, and some have very interesting "masks" or "waterfalls" as a design in the center of the flower. They sometimes are fragrant.

Cymbidium are native to the foothills of the Himalayas and China and are accustomed to cool conditions. Some are fragrant and their long leaves make them attractive as indoor plants.
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Cattleya The flowers in cattleyas and their related hybrids come in most all colors of the spectrum. Culture varies only slightly among most of these groups; this cultural information is a general guide to "standard" Cattleya culture.
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Dendrobium They thrive on the humidity rising from the jungle floor and on the meager nourishment obtainable from old leaves and other debris collected in the branches of the trees.
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Vanda Vandas are native to Southeast Asia.
Most varieties prefer bright light and warmth as well as a reasonable degree of humidity.
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Oncidium are known often as the "dancing lady" orchid because, as you can see, the flowers resemble dancing ladies. They come in most colors, and flower size is smaller than most orchids. They have many, many flowers on each spike.
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Lycaste This genus produces large, showy triangular flowers that are waxy and long-lasting. The plants are distinctive for their roundish bulbs and broad, plicate(pleated) leaves.
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