Descriptions and cultural information on growing a number of miniature orchid species.
Grow this miniature for its lovely foliage as well as fragrant flowers.
Cischweinfia pusilla, The Tiny Cischweinfia
Terri Lewin tells us about Cischweinfia pusilla is the type flower for its genus.
Here´s a great little miniature to compact Dendrobium for species lovers.
Dendrobium draconis, The Dragon Dendrobium
Dendrobium draconis is an easy miniature to grow mounted or in a pot.
Dendrochilum filiforme, The Golden Chain Orchid
The Golden Chain orchid is a lovely addition to any collection with its arching sprays of up to 100 tiny yellow flowers.
Dracula erythrochaete, The Red Tufted Dracula
Dracula erythrochaete is a miniature with a face only a mother could love. The name "Dracula" refers to the dragon-like shape of the flower.
Encyclia bractescens – Miniature Orchid Series
Encyclia bractescens is a good miniature for almost any grower. It is easy, does not need high light, and is really cute!
Epidendrums longipetalum and tortipetalum
Epidendrums longipetalum and tortipetalum are great additions to any collection of miniature orchids.
Equitant Oncidiums or Tolumnia
Learn about these miniature orchids
Goodyera daibuzanensis – Miniature Orchids Series
This miniature Jewel Orchid is perfect for adding interest to a terrarium.
Growing Orchids in a Fishbowl
Try growing miniature orchids in a fishbowl if you're having trouble providing them with enough humidity.
The genus Hexisea contains two miniature species well worth growing. Hexisea bidentata and Hexisea imbricata both sport red flowers.
Ionopsis – Miniature Orchid Series
Here´s some information on an interesting little miniature -- Ionopsis.
Isabelia pulchella, The Beautiful Neolauchea
Isabelia or Neolauchea pulchella is a cute little miniature with startling bright magenta flowers.
Laelia esalqueana - Miniature Orchid Series
Here's a lovely little miniature with bright yellow star-shaped flowers.
Leptotes bicolor, a member of the Cattleya Alliance
Leptotes bicolor, a miniature that is best grown mounted.
Masdevallia saltatrix, The Dancer Masdevallia
Masdevallia saltatrix is a wonderful cool-growing miniature.
Miniature Laelias in purple, yellow and white are perfect for the windowsill grower.
Miniature Orchids – Masdevallia
Masdevallias, a South American cloud forest genus, make wonderful plants for the home grower.
Miniature Orchids Series
Continuation of the series on miniature orchids started earlier
Neofinetia falcata, The Japanese Wind Orchid
Learn about the culture requirements for this lovely miniature orchid.
Oncidium cheirophorum, a Small Dancing Lady
Terri Lewin tells us about Oncidium cheirophorum is a miniature version of the popular "Dancing Lady" orchid.
Learn about two truly tiny members of the orchid family from the genus Platystele. These minis are good candidates for terrarium growing.
Pleurothallis – Miniature Orchid Series
Pleurothallis orchids are among the best of the minis to grow in the home or terrarium.
Ripicolous Laelias- Miniature Orchids Series
Ripicolous Laelias now in the genus Sophronitis are rock dwelling in nature. They are great plants if you can give them the conditions they need.
Rodriguezia lanceolata, The Small Lance-Head Rodriguezia
Rodriguezia lanceolata, The Small Lance-Head Rodriguezia, is a lovely little miniature that looks like a tiny vanda.
Sophronitis cernua, The Nodding Sophronitis
This little Sophronitis is the smallest and one of the easiest of this genus to grow. It is the only one that will survive in warm temperatures.
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Learn about three popular members of the the Maxillaria genus suitable for growing in the home.
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