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Some Orchids with predominantly white flowers

White orchids have an air of pristine beauty that makes it easier to appreciate the form of the flower rather than being bowled over by color. Add a captivating fragrance and you have what many consider to be a perfect orchid. In nature, many white and light-colored orchids are fragrant at night and pollinated by night-flying moths. Below are a dozen suggestions to start a collection of white orchids. Most are of easy culture, a few are better suited for growers with some experience.

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Aerangis modesta - © 2007 Greg Allikas Brassavola David Sander - ©
            2006 Greg Allikas Cattleya gaskelliana var. alba
Cattleya Henrietta Japhet - © 2006 Greg Allikas Caularthron_bicornutum - © 2006 Greg Allikas Cnths. amazonica 'Carib' HCC/AOS - © 2008 Greg
Dendrobium crumenatum - © 2007 Greg Allikas Dockrillia wassellii - © 2009 Greg Allikas Masdevallia tovarensis - © 2002 Greg
Maxillaria camaridii - © 2009 Greg
            Allikas Neofinetia falcata - 2009 Greg Allikas Stanhopea
            reichenbachiana - © 2005 Greg Allikas