Oncidium orchid is a delicate and long lasting bloom with a broad lip. They grow in a variety of habitats and are very popular in Hawaii as a plant or cut stem. The yellow flower has a purplish brown face as does the purple flower. Some of the purple varieties have a light fragrance similar to chocolate. The purple can be very dark approaching a brown color. The yellow blooms are bright and beautiful without a noticeable fragrance.
Oncidium are popular with orchid growers and can bloom several times a year. As a cut flower they are not seen so often on the mainland and can bring an exotic, tropical flavor to your party or other event. They go very well with other Hawaiian flowers including other types of orchids. They display well on their own or with a mix of foliage such as ti leaf and other blooms. The stems may have a slightly bent look which is normal for this species. You may hear this flower called a ‘dancing lady’ or ‘butterfly orchid’ due to the shape of the bloom.
Order all one color for a bold display or mix yellow and purple. You can also use oncidium to in a Hawaiian wedding bouquet.
Though they have a delicate appearance oncidium can last more than a week as a cut flower. Keep the water clean and fresh in the vase. Don’t expose them to cold drafts or bright sun.
If you’d like to grown oncidium orchid see our exotic orchid plants selections. Add a comment when you check out that your preference is for this orchid in yellow or purple. This is an easy to grow orchid for the home or office.
One Yellow, One Purple, Dozen Yellow, Dozen Purple, Dozen Mixed
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Upright Heliconia Upright heliconia, sometimes called ‘lobster claws’, are a heavy, tall and bold flower. Red is the most common color and they also come in pink and yellow. The stems are thick and the large blooms have a natural, leathery feel. The blooms are actually bracts from which small flowers emerge, much like ginger. […]
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Exotic Ginger Exotic gingers include beehive, shampoo (shown), rattlesnake, costus, and others. These are typically shorter and more compact than our traditional red or pink ginger flower. Grower’s choice of the best available. If you need a particular type or color or type please contact us.