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Epidendrum Lovely Valley Orchid: Epidendrum (eh-pee-DEN-drum) orchids are one of the earliest established genera of orchids with well over 1,000 different species. Some species are found growing at sea level, while others thrive in higher elevations up in the mountains.

Dancing ladies orchid is only one of the diverse Oncidium orchids. In fact, with 600 species, you can find Oncidium from sea level all the way to 13,300 feet (4000 meter) high throughout the American tropics, from Florida to Argentina. Their flowers come in yellow, brown, white, red, pink and a combination of these colors.

Dancing ladies orchid is only one of the diverse Oncidium orchids. In fact, with 600 species, you can find Oncidium from sea level all the way to 13,300 feet (4000 meter) high throughout the American tropics, from Florida to Argentina. Their flowers come in yellow, brown, white, red, pink and a combination of these colors.

Oncidiums: This group of orchids is referred to as “dancing ladies” because the lips of many of them are flared like a flounced dancing gown, and the tops of the flowers, with a little imagination, look like the arms and head of a person. Oncidiums frequently display a flowers in the sunny yellow to orange and brown color range, although there are some in shades of pink, red, and green.

Paphiopedilum Stonehenge orchid. Phalaenopsis orchids are epiphytes, which means in nature they grow in the branches of tropical trees, clinging to them for support while absorbing moisture from the surface of bark that is wet from dew and from rainfall.