PlantsArundina→Bamboo Orchid (Arundina graminifolia)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Arundina graminifolia Accepted
Arundina bambusifolia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: Forms clumps 4 to 6 feet in width
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Reedy stems
Fruit: Showy
Other: Ribed Capsule splits open when ripe, releasing powdery seeds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: White with purple to pink lip
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On November 19, 2018 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
piksihk On May 1, 2018 Obtained plant
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