orchid flower in terrarium

dfourer(z5 Chicago)May 10, 2007

Orchid that blooms once per year in my terrarium. Bought it on sale and don't know what it's called. Usually don't have a lot of luck with orchids in terrariums but some do flower. No fans or special stuff here. The plant sits on the ground but not in it. Roots grow horizontally and close to the ground without going into any soil. The plant stands about 40 cm tall and the flowers are about 22 cm x 5 cm, 15 flowers this year.

Image link:

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bradarmi

Great shot, the orchid in question is typically refered to Brassia, the spider orchid.

Good luck

    Bookmark   June 25, 2007 at 2:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
paul_(z5 MI)

Nice! Haven't been able to bloom a brassia myself no matter what I try! LOL

    Bookmark   October 13, 2007 at 3:46PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Starting a Terrascape 5ft now.
I have just commenced a 5ft Terrascape, its been in...
keithgh
Terrarium Heating Mat
I'm new to the terrarium world and would like to start...
bradycarnahan
Small ferns
I'm thinking about starting a terrarium in an old 10...
queenb
Minature Mosses and vines for Terrarium backing
I am in the process of starting a large L5ft, x W15ins...
keithgh
Does anyone know the name of this plant?
Does anyone know the name of this plant?
Aran Yeo
Sponsored Products
White Meridian Terrarium
$24.99 | zulily
Under the Dome Terrarium
$114.99 | Dot & Bo
Antique Verdi Green Standing Terrarium
$179.99 | zulily
Upton Home Display/ Terrarium Console/ Sofa Table
Overstock.com
Dome Terrarium
$99.99 | Dot & Bo
Terrarium Display Cocktail Table
$169.99 | zulily
Earth Drop Table Terrarium - Medium
$49.99 | Dot & Bo
Orange Hanging Terrarium
$34.99 | Dot & Bo
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™