If you buy phalaenopsis orchids on the retailer (and now yow will discover them in virtually any retailer at any time of the yr) the flower inflorescences are all the time staked so they’re straight up and down. It is sensible as a result of they’re simpler to ship they usually wish to pack them in bins as effectively as doable. However, do you know they don’t naturally develop straight up? 

In Shops

In shops, the flowers are all staked upward to allow them to simply be packed and shipped. Phalaenopsis clipped up straightUp shut flower

Not Straight however Curved

Or like this orchid beneath, they’re staked and educated over a curved stake to create a extra attention-grabbing type. They use ornamental clips to maintain them hooked up to the stake and at orchid exhibits and gross sales, you should buy clips which are formed like dragonflies as a result of…… nicely, who doesn’t like dragonflies? Many individuals take away the stakes of their properties so they appear extra pure.

Phalaenopsis orchid flowerClips and stakes used to coach the inflorescence of the orchidPhalaenopsis orchid clipped right into a curveCurved phalaenopsis orchid inflorescenceClip used to maintain stake hooked up to the flower stalkNew flowers popping out the facet of the flower stalk

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