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Orchid

Odontoglossum spp.

Odontoglossum crispum by Eric in SF (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

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Orchid Overview

A genus comprising almost 100 species of orchids in the Orchidaceae family native to Central America with a centre of diversity at the northern end of the Andes. They are found at high elevations in cloud forest habitats where most - but not all - are epiphytes. The genus is extensively cultivated and in addition to the numerous natural hybrids, there are many intergeneric hybrids available, bred for a variety of flamboyant flower colours, patterns and forms.

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Other uses of Orchid

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.