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orchids

  1. 1. Floral Design I Flower: Orchids: Dendrobium Cattleya Term: Epiphyte
  2. 2. Dendrobium Orchids <ul><li>Genus: Dendrobium </li></ul><ul><li>Availability: Year round </li></ul><ul><li>Color: white, lavender, yellow, purple, blue, green, combinations </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stems have graceful curves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>all can be used as florets or stems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most have dramatic form. </li></ul><ul><li>Small line flower. Florets can be used for corsages </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity: 7-10 days </li></ul><ul><li>Sold by: stem, cost: $1.50 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cattleya Orchids <ul><li>Genus name: Cattleya </li></ul><ul><li>Availability: Year round </li></ul><ul><li>Color: Many </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic form. </li></ul><ul><li>Large Form Flower </li></ul><ul><li>Used for corsages </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity: 1 – 2 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Sold by stem, cost: $18.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Usually has 6 florets/stem </li></ul>
  4. 4. Epiphytes <ul><li>An epiphyte is a plant that normally grows on another plant for support. It is not parasitic – it does not draw nutrients from the host plant. </li></ul><ul><li>Many epiphytes are called “air plants”. </li></ul><ul><li>Grow most often in the tropics because of the constant high humidity </li></ul>
  5. 5. Orchid Genus names <ul><li>Cattleya </li></ul><ul><li>Dendrobium </li></ul><ul><li>Cymbidium </li></ul><ul><li>Paphiopedlum </li></ul>
  6. 6. Orchid Genii <ul><li>Phalenopsis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>moth orchid </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vanda </li></ul><ul><li>Onsidium </li></ul>
  7. 7. Orchids <ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cattleya </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cymbidium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paphiopedilum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phalaenopsis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Line </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dendrobium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Onecidium </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cymbidium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vanda </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Orchids <ul><li>Moth orchid </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Paphiopedilum – Lady slipper </li></ul>
  10. 10. Vanda
  11. 11. Onsidium
  12. 12. Arrangements <ul><li>Dendrobiums </li></ul><ul><li>Cymbidium </li></ul>
  13. 13. Natural growth

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