Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Miltonia Orchid


"Miltonia orchids are native of [Colombia] South America... Miltoniopsis roezlii...
fragrant...
bloom once or twice a year, and the flowers of the miltonia orchid often remain attractive for a
month or more [or less...].

... roots must be kept evenly moist.
Too much water will cause root rot.
Too little causes the plants to dehydrate and die.

... lack of moisture. The new leaves will become crinkled.
Smooth leaves indicate the proper amount of water.
... difficult to grow in the typical home...

can best be enjoyed in Hilbert Conservatory at White River Gardens
[Indianapolis]

URL :
http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080126/COLUMNISTS18/801260386/-1/LOCAL17

Enjoy,
Steve
1888Orchids.com

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