Photos of Orchids in Homes

The World Is Your Orchid: Chic Interiors With the Most Elegant Plant

A white potted orchid was displayed on a tiered shelf in the bathroom of the 2010 Elle Decor Showhouse in San Francisco.

One of the most surefire ways to create a sophisticated home is to introduce an orchid into your space. The showy plant is elegant and delicate, and better yet, it's remains in bloom for six to eight weeks. For those reasons, it has become a staple in designer interiors. Every decorator showcase house I've visited has been a hunting ground for orchids, and they're found in the pages of nearly every shelter magazine on the rack. Let's take a look at how a few interior designers have been using orchids in their projects!