Duta Orchid Garden Articles

What is an orchid plant?

In nature, the wild orchids usually grow up on the other tree and it looks like a parasite plant. Actually in general orchids is not a parasite plant but known as epiphyte plant which is cannot be growing up in the ground but there are some kinds of orchids grow up in the ground as well. Therefore, orchids are growing up on the trees is a kind of commensalism symbiotic relation because orchids do not damage the trees where it grows. Nowadays, orchids popular as an ornamental plant that usually grows up in a pot with several mediums such as charcoal, moss, coconut shells, and barks. Orchids need those mediums to hold the water and keeping the humidity.

Here some kinds of orchids and tropical plants that we have in our garden. 

Dendrobium Topaziacum (Bulleniaum)

Dendrobium Topaziacum (Bulleniaum)

Dendrobium Topaziacum normally is a very colorful species that very flexible in growing conditions. A small pot or basket with a media that stays damp but not

Lotus

Lotus

Lotus flower or called Nelumbo nucifera is very often assumed as waterlily flower. These flowers actually look very similar to each other because living on the

Grammatophyllum

Grammatophyllum

Grammatophyllum, the unique species of orchids with long stems full of the flower which is usually brown with light green gradation color that very sensitive.

Coelogyne Pandurata the Black Orchid

Coelogyne Pandurata the Black Orchid

These species of orchids live as epiphytic plants, on large trees on the banks of rivers in Borneo's forests. The nickname of this orchid is the Black

Dendrobium the Horned Flower

Dendrobium the Horned Flower

Dendrobium the Horned Flower is one kind of orchids that become very popular now in Indonesia. It is a bit different from the normal Dendrobium flower which is

Vanda Orchids

Vanda Orchids

Vanda orchids have been introduced for decades ago. From the beginning of its appearance, vanda orchids have been known by the public and have become favorite

Paphiopedilum the Tropical Lady-slippers

Paphiopedilum the Tropical Lady-slippers

Paphiopedilum or known as hairy slippers orchid is one kinds of orchid that can survive very well near the mountain area. The characteristic of this kind of

Oncidium the Dancing Ladies

Oncidium the Dancing Ladies

Oncidium or dancing lady orchids are a good choice for home owners with limit light. Oncidiums are a species of orchid with the shape looks like dancing ladies