General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8-10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Other: Yellowish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Common names
  • String of Nickels
  • Button Orchid
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Dischidia nummularia
  • Synonym: Dischidia glaucescens

Photo Gallery
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-07-21 
Closer view of the cute little button like leaves
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-07-21 
Dischidia nummularia 'Pebble Beach'
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2013-04-25

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