Orchid - Cambria

by Alyson Mowat Studio

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Description

Cambria orchids are hybrids grown to be more resilient than some of the other species so easier to look after. This one has strong upright flower stems, with numerous charming claret flowers, speckled with pink, and a white lower edge. The sword-like, fresh green foliage is a lovely backdrop to these gorgeous blooms. This Beauty comes wrapped Furoshiki style in a vintage silk scarf. Water weekly by sitting the pot in a tray of water (or the kitchen sink) for 15 minutes so it can soak up as much as they like, then leave it to drain throughly before moving it back into position. Maintain temperatures around 15-24°C and keep them in a bright spot with protection from direct sunshine during spring and summer. Don't worry if the roots grow outside the pot. In their native environment, they grow in the crooks of branches, and use these aerial roots to absorb water from the air. They do not mind being overcrowded in their pots, so you only need to repot them when the growth starts to suffer.

How to care for your plants

  • Delivered via overnight courier, safely packed and wrapped upright in a box.

  • Your plant’s pot should have holes in the bottom so it is able to drain water easily.

  • If reusing a pot that had other plants in it, it is recommended you wash the pot, killing any mould or bacteria.

  • Do not over water your plant as the roots will rot.

  • Most plants need to be kept by a good source of natural light.

  • You should fertilise your plant every two months. You can use all purpose fertiliser.

  • Any dead or fallen leaves should be removed to prevent bacteria and mould. Dead branches should also be removed.

Orchid - Cambria

by Alyson Mowat Studio

[[ productPrice|currency("GBP") ]]

All of our artisans are local, so to ensure this product is available to your delivery address, please enter a full UK delivery postcode below. eg. W1K 2TJ

Description

Cambria orchids are hybrids grown to be more resilient than some of the other species so easier to look after. This one has strong upright flower stems, with numerous charming claret flowers, speckled with pink, and a white lower edge. The sword-like, fresh green foliage is a lovely backdrop to these gorgeous blooms. 

This Beauty comes wrapped Furoshiki style in a vintage silk scarf.

Water weekly by sitting the pot in a tray of water (or the kitchen sink) for 15 minutes so it can soak up as much as they like, then leave it to drain throughly before moving it back into position. Maintain temperatures around 15-24°C and keep them in a bright spot with protection from direct sunshine during spring and summer. Don't worry if the roots grow outside the pot. In their native environment, they grow in the crooks of branches, and use these aerial roots to absorb water from the air. They do not mind being overcrowded in their pots, so you only need to repot them when the growth starts to suffer.

Alyson Mowat

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Alyson Mowat Studio

I founded my botanical studio in 2013. Prior to this I moved from South Africa to London training and working as a graphic designer, then studying…
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