Orchid flowers and plants for sale
Orchids are one of the most popular nursery and garden plants in the world and with many different species and 1000s of cultivars for sale you can buy an orchid plant to suit any position.
Our Orchid pages provide information on how to grow orchids, different species. Plant for sale from specialist Australian Orchid Nurseries, a range of Accessories, Orchid Societies and Orchid shows and fairs across Australia.
Orchids are widely used as cut flowers and are particularly popular in the wedding industry as well as for table displays.
Buying Orchids, – potted, seedlings and flasks
Orchids can purchased as mature plants or as seedlings, it is also possible to buy plants that have been cloned using tissue culture techniques in flasks.
Some experience in de-flasking orchids is desirable before attempting this process. Orchid clubs and societies are a great way of obtaining knowledge on many aspects of growing and caring for orchids.
Some orchids are terrestrial species, (they grow in the ground) and other orchids are epiphytic orchids (they grow on a host such as a tree or fallen log). Australia has a wide range of native orchids and some of these are large spectacular while others are rather small but very pretty, many species now becoming available for the home gardener to buy.
The most common orchid grown commercially?…. the vanilla orchid.
Orchids are available for sale from the following nurseries
P.O.Box 114 Bowraville NSW 2449 - phone: 02 65644088 fax: 02 65644088
Rare orchid species and select hybrids. African species. Bulbophyllums. Lycastes. Paphiopedilums. Dendrochilums. Gongoras. Aerangis. Stanhopea and much more.
1360 Brieses Rd Peatsridge NSW 2250
Cymbidium Orchids, Odontoglossums, Dendrodiums, Masdevallia & others. Orchid pots and accessories including bark and coconut chips, gift certificates and plant naming available.
27 Hackett Rd Three Bridges VIC 3797
Large range of cymbibium orchids. Masdevallia Seedlings & Species, Zygopetalum Alliance Hybrids, Odontoglossum Alliance Mericlones, Miscellaneous Genera Hybrids, Sphagnum Moss
1052 Whittlesea-Kinglake Road Kinglake West 3757
Offering a specialist variety of Australian native Ferns plus Dendrobium/Dockrillia & Sarcochilus species & hybrids in pots, loose, or mounted. Species Cymbidium sauve and maddidum.
470 Monbulk-Silvan Road Monbulk VIC 3793
"Guaranteed mail order flowering bulbs, perennials, roses, trees, landscaping plants, garden accessories and community fundraising Austra lia-wide."
357 Monbulk Road SILVAN VIC 3795
Guaranteed "garden worthy" bulbs, plants and perennials. Visit the website to browse our large range of daffodils or request the latest free catalogue.
10 of Most Popular Orchid Varieties
With so many Orchid Varieties available for sale, we list the most popular and include links on where to buy them as well as how to care for them.
- Cymbidium, the most widely grown of all with many cultivars as well as the species, dwarf and cascading varieties are also available.
- Phalaenopsis orchid, commonly caller “moth orchids” , easy care and popular with home gardeners.
- Dendrobium, most cultivars are easy care with long lasting flowers.
- Oncidium, the Dancing Lady, easy care and with masses of flowers
- Cattleya orchids, used in corsages
- Vanda orchids are a little more difficult to grow, they like to be in orchid baskets, worth growing for the beautiful flowers.
- Paphiopedilum orchids are one of the ’Slipper Orchids’ very attractive flowers
- Miltonia orchids have large flowers from spring to summer
- Masdevallia, unique flowers, summer blooms and these are small and easy to grow indoors.
- Sarcochilus a miniature orchid from Australia and increasingly popular.
Orchids are one of the most popular flowering plants in the world, second only to roses.
Orchids range from large growing extravagant and elaborate species to very small plants that are barely noticed. Within Australia we have native orchids that range from tiny plants to large growing species.
They have been cultivated for centuries, so the range of hybrids available at a specialist nurseries is incredible, and increasing every year with orchid enthusiasts all over the world involved in breeding programs.
Originating from a range of climates you will find both tropical and cool climate species available for sale. Popular as an indoor plant, many species will also grow well in the garden, shade house or green house depending climate.
We are often asked about basic orchid care, this is very difficult with so many species, in general orchids do like a free draining soil and filtered light, however we strongly suggest you look at specific advice on individual species pages, and always obtain growing notes when buying orchids online.
Our orchid pages provide information and original photographs on a range of orchid species, and provide links to where to buy orchids in Australia.
The many hybrids are very popular, however we do notice a trend to people looking at growing and collecting the orchids as well, sometimes the simple beauty of the species is as great an attraction as the perfect hybrid.
Did you know that their are more Orchid Clubs and Societies in Australia than for any other plant? Did you know that their are more Orchid Shows than for any other plant. Yes Roses are more widely grown, however Orchids are one of the great flowering plants, and slightly addictive…