Ada genus (Orchid). These are evergreen epiphytic orchids and in the wild will grow on tree branches or rocks. The flowers can be colourful and very attractive. The perennials consist of 3 outer sepals and 3 inner petals, the lowest of which is usually enlarged.
Evergreens, Orchids or Epiphytics
The beautiful and unusual flowers.
In temperate climates, they need to be grown in greenhouses. Can be grown in pots but also on slabs of bark. Weak foliar feeds can be added to the sprays. Grow them in small containers, with good ventilation. Frost vulnerable.
Divide older leafless pseudobulbs which can be removed for replanting, or from new growth which may appear from the bottom of the plant.
Aphids, red spider mites, mealy bugs and whitefly may be a problem.
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