With elegant and arching sprays of blooms, Phalaenopsis is considered as the most popular orchids that are extensively hybridized in varied colors and sizes. Natives of tropical Asian countries like Philippines, Java and Indonesia & others and northern Australia, the Phalaenopsis Orchid Flowers have unique charm and long lasting fragrance with more than 60 true species.
The biological name Phalaenopsis is derived from Greek words ‘Phalluna’ and ‘opsis’ which means ‘resembling the moth’. Due to this reason the Phalaenopsis Orchid Flowers are also called as Moth orchids as they resemble the exact shape of the moth. Available in bold colored patterns these species are basically either epiphytic, which means they grow on other plants, or lithophytic that grows on rocks.
As a symbol of love, beauty and refinement these exotic and unusual flowers have varied extraordinary color tones from pink to lavender to classic white blossoms. The white Phalaenopsis Orchid Flowers symbolizes rare beauty and are popularly used in wedding bouquets and table decoration.