Ghost orchids are a white, very nice looking orchid. They grow in Southern Florida, Cuba and the Bahamas. Due to their sensitive nature, they are currently not available for home gardening or at florist shops.
Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener, wrote this piece about this not-so-common plant. If you’re a gardener type, read this piece about this tropical plant. It will explain the details about the plant. It will also review some of the efforts being made to bring it from its natural habitat to home garden. Enjoy this article!
- Ghost orchids are located in warm, tropical climates like Cuba but their exact locations are protected
- They have both a unique appearance and smell and are very fragile
- In the future, it may be possible to grow these plants at home
“People who manage to remove an orchid from its environment are usually disappointed because ghost orchid plants almost always die in captivity.”