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Box of 6 Oncidium orchids from the McBean’s collection
McBean’s are offering you an opportunity to start your own collection of oncidiums orchids. Please note, none of these plants are currently in flower. These oncidiums are due to flower in Spring 2019. Price includes delivery We will give you a mix and match selection of some of our finest orchids. If you have any special requests for your order please email email@example.com or call us on 01273 400228 The selection includes six of the following oncidiums: Hocus Pocus (bronze) Oncidium McBean’s Carol (deep red) Oncidium Alexandrae x McBean’s Diana (cream/white) Oncidium McBean’s Samira (cream/pink) Oncidium Alexandrae (white) Oncidium Lynx x Ingmar (red/yellow) Oncidium Gayii (small/yellow) Oncidium Ardentissimum (white/red spots)
The Oncidium is a large and highly varied orchid with around 400 species and even more hybrids.They are exceptionally beautiful and McBean’s has provided Oncidiums for many Royal marriage bouquets over the years and we have some breeding plants that are over seventy years old. In the past Oncidiums have changed hands for many thousands of pounds and are still highly sought after. Baron Schroeder paid 5600 pounds for one in 1907!
- They like temperatures of 16oC to 24oC degrees
- They like low light levels and normal humidity
- They can be prone to over watering
- We recommend using rainwater when watering/feeding
- Flowers may last 5 to 7 weeks
- Peak flowering period occurs during the Autumn and Winter or late Spring