Moth orchids (phalaenopsis) are among the most widely available orchids because they are propagated inexpensively via tissue culture. Their blooms come in assorted colors and sizes, and the plant is in continual flower for several months. Each flowering stalk, or spike, can have a dozen or more blossoms.
When your orchid is in bloom, keep it out of direct sunlight and in a cooler room to prolong the life of the flowers. Water moth orchids by placing them under a running tap for several minutes every two weeks using tepid water. Flushing the water through the growing medium like this mimics how orchids receive water in the wild. If the pot has drainage holes, all the excess water just runs out. You can also water by putting the pot in a sink full of water and letting it sit for an hour or two before allowing it to fully drain. (Here are more low maintenance houseplants that you only have to water once a month.)
In summer, the plants can be moved outdoors into a shady garden area. Fertilize with an organic liquid fertilizer every three weeks from May through November. Move the plants back inside before frost arrives. With a little luck, new flower spikes will begin to develop soon after. Spent flower stalks can be cut back to just above one of the inverted V-shaped nodes lower on the flowering stem. This sometimes causes the plant to throw another bloom stalk from the node. If none develops, cut the entire stalk off.