From GardenWeb: Tips for Newbie Orchid Growers

GardenWeb community members share their orchid care secrets (10 Photos)

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From GardenWeb: Tips for Newbie Orchid Growers

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Look for Plants With Some Unopened Buds

"Flowers last only so long. If the flowers of a specific plant are to last four weeks and you buy one in full bloom it may fade in one week, if [the flowers] have been open for three weeks already. Always choose a blooming plant with one or two unopened buds, as then you know the flowers will last their full span."
-- orchidnick

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