A native of tropical areas of Australia and Asia, Cymbidiums are known for their thick, waxy flowers with five-pointed petals on each bloom. The flowers bloom in spring and remain on their stems for up to two months.
The word Cymbidium is named after the Greek word kymbe which means ‘a boat.’ It refers to the hollowness in the lip of the flower. The blooms of the Cymbidium flower comes in a variety of colours. Its colours are pink, green, yellow, and white. Cymbidium is popular in flower arrangements, particularly in floral corsages. They make an ideal home or patio decoration.