Maxillaria tenuifolia is a long time favorite because of its strong coconut scent, it smells just like a Pina Coloda. We grow ours outdoors in Florida in sphagnum moss.
A very smelly orchid
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Being eye candies aside, scented orchids impart a bonus sensory dimension to the appreciation of the largest flowering plant family, the diversity of which is also commandingly reflected in the enormous variety of Scents and Smells of orchids, ranging from the ethereally aromatic and intimately sweet-smelling to the needlessly displeasing and even dauntingly putrescent, if not demoralizingly nauseating.
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Maxillaria tenifloria the coconut orchid care and propagation