5 Most Popular Types of Orchids

Orchids are one of the most diverse varieties of flowers as they come in different shapes and sizes depending on the type they belong to. Finding the right kind can be a daunting process, so we’re here with a list of the top 5 most popular orchids all over the world. Hopefully, this article helps you narrow down on your favorite kind of orchid, let’s dive in.

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1. Cymbidium Orchids

Though these orchids aren’t the most colorful, that doesn’t stop them from stealing the show with their elegant white color and pinkish tinge. These flowers are most commonly used in floral wedding bouquets due to their perfect size and color and are also extensively used in wedding floral decor. 


It is also popularly grown in most homes because its fresh and simple color scheme allows it to be the perfect addition to any room setting, as its color gives it a warm appearance while its petals and pinkish coloration render it rather soft and captivating to the eye. If you’re looking for an orchid that is simple yet eye-catching then head over to this page and check out the Bouqs orchid delivery to get yourself a sapling before spring ends.

2. Odontoglossum Orchids

These are a striking contrast to the flowers we saw in the previous section. The Odontoglossum orchids are the sunflowers of the orchid family, due to their bright yellow petals and darker center. If you’re a lover of the happy color (yellow) and would love to spruce up your home this spring by adding bright flowers then don’t miss out on this one. The best part about these orchids is that they grow well in humid regions and with a little bit of care and love, can turn into big beautiful blooms in no time.

3. Vandas Orchids

Orchids are the kind of flowers that no one can dislike since there’s something for everyone. The Vandas Orchids are known for their royal hue as they come in a shade of regal purple with a dark center. These blooms are generally clustered and will be more suitable for pots or baskets that are hanging rather than a closed container. Additionally, they only require a well-aerated area for blooming to their full size so they’re perfect for areas that are near doors or windows if grown inside the house. 

4. Moth Orchids

Don’t be dismayed by the name; these orchids come in the brightest baby pink hue and look lovely in any home or garden setting. They grow into big blooms and can work as centerpieces on tables as well. The reason behind its peculiar name is because they are one of the sturdiest, most resilient orchids you can find. If you’re a beginner at growing flowers and don’t really want to risk buying an orchid then you can go for the Moth orchids as they generally can flourish in many environments with very little care. 

5. Dendrobium Orchids

These orchids tend to come in different shapes, sizes, and colors, giving them their nickname called ‘all-purpose’ flowers. They generally come in lighter shades of white and cream, but they differ from fully white orchids as they have stripes and spots on the petals, which are usually maroon or purple. In addition to this, these flowers can produce large, impressive blooms in no time if they are given adequate sunlight and air. 


This article is a compilation of the most popular orchids around the world and compares the most bought orchids over the last few years. Do keep in mind that these flowers may not be available in certain places due to unsuitable climatic conditions. 

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