These plants can be brought outside only if there isn't any more danger of freezings. Usually they are moved to the garden, or terrace, during the months of April-May. These plants prefer very bright places, but we should avoid direct sunrays, especially during the hottest days of the year.We suggest growing the the in a very bright place, although it should be protected by direct exposure to sunrays.
These plants are shrubs. Caladenia Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a yellowpinkwhite colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 60 cm high. Growing the stems and branches tend to develop downwards.
Let’s avoid fertilizing our orchids during flowering; during the spring let’s act every 20-25 days, using a specific fertilizer, avoiding to leave fertilizing solutions in direct contact with the roots for too long.
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 1-2 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. Orchids in general favour a pretty moist soil; to water correctly it is advisable to water these plants by immersion, therefore soaking the containers in water up to the edge; when the water has reached the top part of the substratum we can take out the vases and let the excess water drain well.
A treatment based on mineral oil or insecticide should be applied only in cases of infesting by parasites, paying attention not to vaporize the flowers.
They need an averagely drained cultivation substratum.
Notes - Caladenia
If desired, we can grow the the Caladenia in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.