Phalaenopsis modesta is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.
Plant blooms from spring to fall with several flowers. Flowers are fragrant and 3.8cm wide.
Plants are found growing in the montane forest of Borneo at elevations around 50 to 900 meters
Grow in cool to intermeidiate temperatures. Pot in medium fir bark and keep in partial shade. Water about once a week. Keep plant fairly moist but not wet.
|Phalaenopsis modesta var. alba||Sepals and petals are white. Lip is yellow with white|
|Phalaenopsis modesta variant||Sepals and petals are white with purple. Lip is purple|
Common Names: The Modest Phalaenopsis
- Polychilos modesta (J.J. Sm.) Shim 1982