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Image of Cymbidium tracyanum photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cymbidium Orchid, Tracy's Cymbidium)

The most strongly scented of all cymbidium, Tracy's has large, long-stemmed, corsage quality orchids of dark red and yellow-green. Native to the cool highland forests and cliffs of southern China, northern Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand, this tender evergreen epiphyte (tree dweller) or lithophyte (rock dweller) is frequently seen growing on flared tree trunks, branch forks or moist rocks along open woodland slopes.

Tracy's cymbidium is a large, clump-forming orchid with oval pseudobulbs from...

Image of Dendrobium farmeri photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Dendrobium, Farmer's Dendrobium, Sentinel Orchid)

This easily cultivated epiphytic orchid makes an excellent subject for containers and frost-free gardens. It is native to summer-moist forests from the eastern Himalayas to Malaysia, where it typically grows on the spreading branches of large trees.

This evergreen orchid bears leathery, dark green, lance-shaped leaves on swollen, four-angled stems known as "pseudobulbs." The fragrant, white to pale-lilac, yellow-lipped blooms occur in drooping, 20- to 40-flowered clusters from late winter into...

(Dendrobium, Fringe-lipped Dendrobium, Sentinel Orchid)

This long-stemmed, semi-deciduous orchid is native to humid temperate upland forests from India to Vietnam. An epiphyte, it typically grows on tree trunks and rock ledges in the wild.

This frost-tender perennial bears leathery, lance-shaped leaves on long, erect to arching, spindle-shaped stems. Yellow to orange blooms with fringed, darker-hued lips appear in drooping, 6- to 15-flowered clusters from late winter to late spring. The flowers have a mild, slightly sour fragrance. Sporadic rebloom...

Image of Dendrobium fimbriatum var. oculatum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Dendrobium, Fringe-lipped Dendrobium, Sentinel Orchid)

The most commonly cultivated form of Dendrobium fimbriatum, variety oculata is distinguished by its maroon-blotched floral lip. This long-stemmed, semi-deciduous orchid is native to humid temperate upland forests from India to Vietnam. An epiphyte, it typically grows on tree trunks and rock ledges in the wild.

This frost-tender perennial bears leathery, lance-shaped leaves on long, erect to arching, spindle-shaped stems. Yellow to orange blooms with fringed, darker-hued lips...

Image of Dendrobium nobile photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Dendrobium, Noble Dendrobium, Sentinel Orchid)

Perfect for cool greenhouses or minimally heated winter sunrooms, Dendrobium nobile and its many hybrids are grown for their winter to spring profusion of showy fragrant blooms. In the wild it grows on tree trunks and rocks in temperate, upland forests from the lower Himalayas to Vietnam.

This semi-evergreen perennial carries long lance-shaped leaves on slender, cane-like, 6- to 24-inch (15- to 60-cm) "pseudobulbs." In winter and spring, numerous small clusters of fragrant flowers...

Image of Dendrobium obtusipetalum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Blunt-Sepaled Dendrobium, Dendrobium, Sentinel Orchid)

Dendrobium obtusipetalum is a temperate-climate orchid prized for its handsome foliage and showy bi-colored flowers. This clump-forming perennial is native to mountains of New Guinea, where where it typically grows on tree and shrub branches.

The lance-shaped leaves of sentinel orchid are held in two ranks along arching, cane-like stems. In late fall and winter, crowded, short-stemmed clusters of showy flowers appear at the stem nodes. Each flower has a "candy-corn" color pattern, with...

Image of Dendrobium thyrsiflorum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Dendrobium, Pine Cone Dendrobium, Sentinel Orchid)

Dendrobium thyrsiflorum is an epiphytic orchid grown for its fragrant clusters of large, white, yellow-lipped blooms. This evergreen perennial is native to mountain forests of southern Asia from the eastern Himalayas to Vietnam. It typically grows on tree trunks in the wild.

The leathery, lance-shaped leaves of this upright-growing orchid are held on narrowly conical, conspicuously ridged, 6- to 18-inch (15- to 45- cm) stems. The flowers occur in dense drooping clusters that develop...

Image of Dendrochilum latifolium photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Dendrochilum Orchid, Large-leaved Chain Orchid)

This epiphytic orchid is grown for its long chain-like clusters of tiny yellow flowers. It is native to upland forests of the Philippines, where it grows on tree branches and rock ledges.

The broadly lance-shaped, light green leaves of this frost-tender orchid are borne on clusters of short narrowly conical "pseudobulbs," with each pseudobulb producing one leaf. A pendent, catkin-like spike of fragrant, greenish-yellow blooms is borne on an arching flower stalk in spring, and sometimes again...

(Dendrochilum Orchid, Golden Chain Dendrochilum)

Dendrochilum magnum is a frost-tender evergreen orchid grown for its showy chain-like clusters of greenish-yellow flowers. It is native to humid upland forests in the Philippines, where it dwells on tree limbs and rock ledges.

The large, lance-shaped leaves of this epiphytic orchid are borne on clusters of conical to pear-shaped "pseudobulbs." Arching flower stalks arise in late summer and fall, each ending in a long, drooping, catkin-like spike of lightly fragrant, greenish-yellow flowers....

Image of Epidendrum ciliare photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Epidendrum, Fringed Star Orchid)

This small evergreen orchid bears fragrant apple green and white flowers in winter and early spring. An epiphyte, it grows on tree branches in warm wet upland forests from Mexico and the Caribbean to Brazil. It also sometimes occurs on rock outcroppings.

The oval, leathery leaves of this tropical orchid are held atop club-shaped, slightly flattened, stem-like "pseudobulbs." Plants produce new pseudobulbs in spring. In fall or winter, first-year pseudobulbs produce terminal clusters of two to...