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SUBTROPICAL ORCHIDS FOR LANDSCAPE USE
For over 50 years the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate has been collecting and developing outdoor garden type orchids. Our nursery is famous throughout the horticultural world. Because we have been at it for more than half a century, the variety and size of our specimens are unmatched. Our years of experience helps us to help you select plants that work for your situation.

In most landscaping the plants will have to experience some heat and frost. Certain hardy orchids have proven themselves resilient under such conditions and can make a spectacular and rewarding addition to a garden or landscape.

Here are some of the most popular and satisfactory orchids for use in landscaping.

Specimen Dendrobiums Of Australia
Specimen Dendrobiums Of Australia
These are among the most hardy of outdoor orchids. The Eastern slopes, valleys, and shoreline of Australia are known to be similar to California. These orchids grow wild there, because such places in Australia receive year round rainfall, and although they can not grow wild in California they are right at home under typical garden care. These plants vary in size, some are more miniature and others become truly gigantic specimens. Wonderful for rock gardens, ground beds, potted, and on hillsides, trees, and fences. Flower color ranges from shades of purples and pinks, to yellows, and white. Some varieties are highly fragrant.

Specimens range from $50 to $350 depending on size and variety.( Pricing for Dendrobium speciosum, the specimen feature in the back of the truck, is unique. Because this plant is valued as much for its non-flowering landscape quality as its flowers, specimen pricing ranges from $250 to $325. As a guide, a $250 specimen would look appropriate in a 5 gallon container)
starting at
$50.00

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