Of orchids, few are more sought after than pure white specimens are. More specifically, the Ghost Orchid has fascinated collectors, scholars, and even casual orchid fans for decades. Only photographed in bloom in the wild handful of times, coaxing them to bloom in captivity is equally difficult but considered to be well worth the effort.
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White orchids - Meaning & Uses
White orchids symbolise power, strength, love, beauty and innocence. They are a popular addition to bridal bouquets. White as a flower colour signifies reverence and humility. You will find nearly all varieties of orchids in white colour. The most popular ones are Dendrobium, Phalaenopsis and Vanda orchids. Are you planning to send white orchids as a pretty gift to your loved ones? They are suitable for almost any occasion or recipient. Here are few tips you should keep in mind:
Send orchids from a reputable florist. Online florists like SerenataFlowers.com offer orchid delivery straight to the door.
Check delivery charges. Mot all florists will be able to offer you free delivery, check hidden costs.
Choose blooming orchids. Check the product description to make sure it includes a plant with blooms.
Check if pot is included. You might end up paying extra charges for pretty pot, make sure its included in the price.
Don't leave the recipient in dark, gift should come with care instructions provided.
Orchids are part of an elite club and many green-fingered connoisseurs collect a number of the rare varieties. The orchids collected are labelled botanical orchids. They come in the form of small-flowered, tropical orchids, far cry from the genera of the florist orchid category. A few of these species include the likes of Bulbophyllum and Pleurothallis. Certain orchids are also edible. The dried seedpods of Vanilla orchid are perhaps the most famous. This exact specie of orchid produces the celebrated vanilla pod, which is used in baking, in scents and in aromatherapy.
Beginners Tips: Growing White Orchids
Are you a proud owner of white orchids? They are one of the most popular indoor plants and make also a wonderful gift. White orchid plants are relatively easy to grow, if you know some basic rules and stick with them.
Identify the type of orchid do you have – is it Phalenopsis, Dendrobium or Vanda orchid? Research any specific conditions required for the orchid type
Position - remember that you need to find enough room for the orchid to grow, windowsills are the best option.
Watering - some people believe that watering orchids with an ice cube is a secret florist trick, but that's not true. White orchids or orchids in general are tropical flowers, they are used to water at room temperature (think rain outside), so placing an ice cube on the orchid might do more damage than good.
Repotting – check the instructions for the particular type of orchid that you have. You don't need to worry if you want to send white orchids to a friend as a gift, they come with detailed instructions, so the recipient will know what to do with the plant.
White orchid plants are delicate and they need to be handled with care. If you worry about sending them by post, you can relax. At SerenataFlowers.com, we have been sending white orchids nationwide without any troubles. They are safely packed for the journey, including plant food and a wooden stick to keep them in place. White orchid bouquets are made by professional in-house florist. They are checked for freshness, quality and safety for next day delivery.
At SerenataFlowers.com, we understand that timing with white orchid plant delivery is everything. If the recipient receives your white orchids delivery even a minute too late, the entire moment can be ruined. To avoid this, we have chosen independent couriers to handle our orders with perfect timing and care. Thanks to the speedy and affordable service, you can orchids delivered nationwide, no matter if you are in London, Manchester, Whitefield, Bristol or even Scotland and Wales. The only thing you need to remember that for next day delivery, we need to receive your order by 10.00 pm weekdays. If you're in a hurry, you can choose from timed delivery slots for a small extra charge or send flowers or plants with same day delivery.