Mokara Orchid

Common Names: Mokara Orchid, Mokara.

Botanical names: Mokara Spp.

Availability: Year round

Vase life: 7 to 10 days

Storage temperatures: 55 - 60 degrees Fahrenheit

Ethylene Sensitive: Yes

Description: Large showy blossoms consisting of several waxy petals that form an elegant and slightly ruffled shape. At the heart of the blossom, a prominent lip, or labellum.

Color: Vibrant purples, pinks, oranges, yellows, and whites, often with intricate patterns and markings adorning their surfaces.

Botanical facts: The Mokara Orchid, a hybrid orchid resulting from a cross between the Ascocentrum, Arachnis, and Vanda orchid species.

Design notes: With their showy blossoms and vibrant colors the Mokara Orchid is an excellent and exotic addition to a floral arrangement.

Purchasing hints: Select healthy stems with vibrant flowers

Conditioning: Cut the stem ends with a sharp knife. Hydrate in a solution of water and commercial floral food for two hours before storage or usage.

Additional notes: While not all Mokara Orchids are fragrant, some cultivars emit a subtle, sweet fragrance that adds to their allure. The fragrance can vary depending on the specific hybrid and environmental conditions.

Video Demonstration:

Radient Orchid Arrangement