There are many reasons to grow plants indoors — they clean the air, soften and infuse our decor with nature, and reduce the amount of stress we feel.
There is a stunning array of leaf colors and textures to brighten spirits even on the shortest, dreariest winter days. But that’s not all–Pick carefully and they also provide scent from rich and flowery to warm and spicy.
Showy corsage orchids are so lovely to look at that it may not occur to give them a sniff. But like begonias, there are some selections that are wonderfully scented.
Name: Brassolaeliocattleya selections
What it needs: Find a medium to bright spot that offers high humidity and protection from drafts for your corsage orchid. Water and fertilize it regularly in spring and summer; keep it drier and cooler in autumn and winter.
Test Garden Tip: Do your research before shopping for your orchid; some corsage orchids flower once a year, others bear blossoms twice.