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Miltonia from the Orchid family with over 28000 species.Mitlonia colors vary from entirely white and pink to dark purple, pale yellow or lilac when plain, or they may highly spotted but then usually they are greenish or brownish with a contrasting labellum often white with purple dots, stains or veins close to the base The petals and sepals shapes are highly variable from species to species but always somewhat similar to each other within a species They may be erect and flat or sometimes less open The majority of species bloom from late spring to late summer.Miltonia always need to be watered, and abundantly during active growth and blooming they need at least 65% relative humidity and good ventilation all the time Moderate weekly fertilizing with a balanced formula is beneficial during active growth They may be potted in a compost of half chopped Sphagnum, peat, and some medium sized lumps of charcoal, or mounted on plaques of vegetable fibre, however if mounted they will need frequent watering.Grow plants in intermediate temperatures in partial shade, if possibly with high humidity Water plant when mix drys, but do not allow to dry out completely Plant will flower when the new bulbs have formed In the winter, give plants a slight dry out between watering for 2 4 weeks, and increase watering once the new growth starts Water approximately once a week Pot with medium fir bark....

Title : Miltonia from the Orchid family with over 28000 species .
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