DIY: plant arrangement with orchids

Do it yourself: an impressive plant arrangement with orchids as the radiant centrepiece! How do you make it? You can read about it here or in the video below.

Items needed for your plant arrangement with orchids:

  • Potting soil
  • Flowerpot
  • Trowel
  • 2 mini Tillandsias Cyanea
  • 2 Bromeliads
  • 2 orchids Phalaenopsis
  • 2 smaller orchids Phalaenopsis
  • 1 Medinilla
  • 3 Codiaeums
  • Branches

 

DIY: plant arrangement with orchids

 

Step-by-step:

Step 1: Half-fill a large pot with potting soil.
Step 2: Remove the plastic pots from the plants and immerse them in a bowl of water.
Step 3: Distribute the plants diagonally across the pot.
Step 4: Press them down firmly with some extra potting soil.
Step 5: Distribute the plants until the pot is nicely filled, and leave some space in the middle for the orchids.
Step 6: Place the orchids in the centre of the pot. Make sure that a little orchid soil remains between the roots.
Step 7: Place the mini-orchids on the edge of the pot and drape some of the roots over the edge.
Step 8: Water the arrangement if the soil feels dry or the plants start to droop.

 

 

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