Interesting, Informational and Useful Websites (Part 5)

 

Below are website links that were selected for being interesting, informational and/or useful for orchid enthusiasts. Readers are encouraged to give feedback, as well as send additional website links to the webmaster.  Please go to the "Feedback and About" webpage to offer feedback and other website links.  The reader's input is the key to making this page helpful to everyone.

 

Home-Made Orchid Remedies and Treatments

 

The purpose of this article is to provide easy alternative methods in treating many of the common pests of orchids. To be successful with these methods, it is imperative that they are used in conjunction with good cultural practices.

15 Amazing Facts About Orchids

 

Did you know that certain species of Orchid can survive up to 100 years and that Orchids have the largest variety of flowers with the number of officially documented species standing at an amazing 25,000 plus?  With so much variety, it should be no surprise that there are some amazing facts about Orchids that are not widely known. 

The Orchid Mall - Orchid Societies


The website links to orchid societies around the world by region.  EALOC is also listed.  Please note the many of the society sites have information on culture, plants of interest in the area and other helpful information.  They are well worth "checking out."  

Florida Wild Orchid Gallery

 

This gallery is a labor of love for the orchids native to Florida (which, translated from Spanish, means "Land of Flowers").  Many of these photographs are available as high-resolution digital stock photographs, as well as frameable high-resolution art-quality photographic prints. 

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Florida Butterfly Orchid (Encyclia tampensis)

 

This is a Florida Butterfly Orchid information page by Prem Subrahmanyam.  Their habitats are hammocks and swamps from central Florida south, most typically found on live oak trees, but can grow on cypress, pop-ash,

pond apple, palm and pine trees.

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