PLEIONE ORCHID MIXED

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PLEIONE ORCHID MIXED

$3.11 / packet

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Description

One of the most beautiful, frost-hardy terrestrial orchids in the world. Very large pink and mauve flowers arise from plump pseudobulbs in earliest spring, lanceolate leaves later. Seeds are a challenge to germinate, sow on wet sphagnum and be very patient.

Sowing Advice

Sow dust-like seeds onto wet sphagnum moss and keep in a cool permanently moist spot, for example a north facing bedroom window sill. A closed propagator with NO HEAT is fine. Within 6-12 months tiny bulbils should appear. Allow to grow in the moss until grape-sized before growing on and flowering in a 3 inch pot full of damp moss.

Key Facts

Family:Orchidaceae

Classification:Half hardy perennial

Height:8-10cm

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