General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 - 8 inches
Leaves: Other: Succulent like keeled, deep green upper, light green reverse, deep green mottling.
Fruit: Other: 1 inch pendant capsule containing abundant, minute seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Green tepals with white, rose blushed lip.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Common names
  • Monk Orchid
  • Orchid

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