Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis)
The popular Phalaenopsis orchid is one of the easiest varieties of orchids to grow as a houseplant, and is often called the beginner orchid due to its easy going nature. The Moth Orchid showcase thick-leaved plants with elegant, arching sprays of blooms.
Orchids boast several hundred different genera and thousands of species, but most people are introduced to orchids through the Phalaenopsis genus, such as these gorgeous ones.
Yes! Phalaenopsis orchids or moth orchids are non-toxic for dogs, cats, and even horses.
Size (Can grow to)
Max Height 20-90cm & Width 20-90cm
Upright / Cascading. Flowers Early August onwards
Thrives in bright, indirect light, but can tolerate medium, indirect light.
Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing potting medium to dry out between waterings. If kept in decorative cache planter, pour out excess water after watering. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.