Dendrobium Lorrie Mortimer 'S&W', Starter orchid plants, bare-root (no pot)


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✋This listing is for a small, young, bare-root (no pot) orchid plug. It will take several years to mature and is not a mature orchid!

Live orchid plants or orchids in pots bring an enlightenment garden into your home, give you a sense of peace and help the air quality around you. Plant decor can set a native tone for any room. Tropical plants add that extra splash of color, fragrance, and natural charm to an indoor tropical garden.

🌺 Dendrobium Lorrie Mortimer 'S&W' is an orchid hybrid originated by Univ. of Hawaii in 1998. It is a cross of Den. Caesar x Den. Samarai.

Dendrobium Phalaenopsis type is a warm growing Dendrobium usually referred to as the Phalaenopsis type Dendrobium. The plant is evergreen and flower spikes emanate from the top of the pseudobulb on a raceme. Sometimes spikes are produced several years in a row from the same pseudobulb.

🌱 Plant Details
▸ Not cloned to our knowledge. The flower may vary from the first photo.
▸ These are orchid plugs planted in media for the first time.
▸ They are not currently in spike or bloom and will need several years to mature. Blooming can only happen after they are mature.
▸ These plants are about 3" tall with good growth and strong roots.
▸ The first photo is representative of the flowers. All other photos are representative of the plants for sale.
▸ Shipped bare-root (no pot).

🪴 Care Guide 🪴
▸ Give them bright to filtered light.
▸ Water when in growth; lots of water but with good drainage. Dry winter rest is usually necessary for best blooming. Provide ample humidity.
▸ Fertilize with a balanced, diluted solution, every other week.
▸ Pot in any good, open epiphytic mix.

❗️Note: Live orchid plants grown from seeds have unique flowers and are not exactly like each other. To have an exact flower you need to have a division or clone of the flower you are looking for.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will my flower look exactly like the flower I see in the listing?

Not always, as with all living things, there are variations in blooms that occur in orchids grown from seeds. So even orchids in the same variety of a hybrid may all produce different colors, petal shapes, bloom sizes, and/or patterns. Orchids are bred and rebred until a perfect flower is achieved, but the only way to pass that exact flower along is through cloning and dividing. Unless the listing notes that the photo of the flower is the actual plant for sale or the plant is a clone, the bloom you receive may be slightly or totally different from our best guess (the photo used to give you an idea).

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We can not be responsible for handling the package by the shipping company, including but not limited to any loss, delay, or damage to the package. If you have an issue related to shipping, please file a claim with the shipping company and include the tracking number provided.

Do you guarantee spikes, buds or blooms?

We cannot guarantee that any spikes, buds, or blooms on live orchids will remain intact during shipping, but we will pack as carefully as possible. We don't advertise orchids as in spike, bud, or bloom - that doesn't mean we don't ship them in that stage. It just means the price you are paying is for what the plant is worth, not what the occasional flowers are worth. The plants continue to grow while they are waiting to be purchased and an orchid that starts without a spike may well be in bud or bloom before it is packaged and shipped to you. If you need an orchid in a certain flower stage, please ask before you purchase.

I can’t wait for her to bloom ❤️❤️

The plant arrived fast and in very healthy conditions

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