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This Week's Top Sellers
Phal. Tetra Green *IN SPIKE*

$12.00

Phal. Tetra Green  *IN SPIKE*
Windowsill Collection of Three Plants

$29.95

Windowsill Collection of Three Plants
Ready to Bloom Phalaenopsis, Assorted Color in 6" pots

$35.00

Ready to Bloom Phalaenopsis, Assorted Color in 6
Phalaenopsis in Spike, Classic White in 6" pots

$25.00

Phalaenopsis in Spike, Classic White in 6
Paph. Raisin Pie 'Greensleeves' x Paph. Makuli 'Maggie' CCE/AOS

$12.00

Paph. Raisin Pie 'Greensleeves' x Paph. Makuli 'Maggie' CCE/AOS

Shopping Our Store

There are several ways to shop our online catalog:

    By Category
  • Above and on the left you will see a list of categories for the products we sell. Click the category of interest to see what is available.
  • Because of our extensive inventory of plants and supplies, a category will often have subcategories. Simply click the subcategory for more listings.
    Using Find Your Orchid
  • Just below list of categories on your left you will see a "Find Your Orchid" form. Make your selections from the various drop-down boxes, fill in any keywords and click "Search".
  • This tool is very specific and helps you find your orchids quickly. For a more expansive search use the "Search" tool noted below.
    Using Search
  • In the navigation bar at the top of the page you will see a "search" option. Click this and fill in the provided fields with the information you wish to find.
  • The search tool is very thorough, checking all the names, numbers and descriptions to find a match for your search criteria.
  • If you wish to seach by product number for our printed catalog, please omit the "M" in front of the number.
    Using Product List
  • Next to the "Search" link, you will see a "Product List" option. Choosing this option will provide a list of everything in our online catalog. Please click "Next" in the bottom right corner to view more of what's offered.
When you are ready to make a selection, you can add it to your shopping basket by clicking "Add One to Basket". You can see the contents of your shopping basket at anytime by clicking "Basket Contents" in the menu.

When you have finished adding items to your shopping basket, click the "Checkout" link at the top right of the page.

We offer two basic types of plants, hybrids and mericlones.

Hybrids - Pollen from one parent is used on the other to produce a cross or hybrid. The resulting seed is planted in out laboratory and produces seedlings which will flower when they mature. No two seedlings will be exactly alike, and some crosses will show more variation than others. We use the finest parent plants available and our years of experience to produce hybrids of predictable high quality. Flowering these seedlings is like opening gifts - you don't know exactly what to expect.

Mericlones - Mericlones are produced by selecting a blooming plant of outstanding quality, taking tissue from that plant, and multiplying that tissue in the laboratory to produce multitudes of identical plants. Mericlones are indicated by an "M" prefix before the number. With mericlones, you know what you are getting. Mericlones usually cost more, because of the increased expense of production.

We use some symbols and terms in descriptions throughout our catalog. We indicate orchids that are particularly well suited to growing under lamps or on a windowsill with *L*. We indicate flowering season with (W) for Winter, (Sp) for Spring, (Su) for Summer, (F) for Fall and (V) for Various. We refer to orchids that should bloom in season within 12 months as "Blooming Size" and those that should bloom in season within 18 months as "Near Blooming Size".

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