Monk Orchid (Oeceoclades maculata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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: Keeled, deep green upper, light green reverse, deep green mottling.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Green tepals with white, rose blushed lip.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your thoughts by ScotTi Feb 2, 2019 7:26 PM 3
I guess I am about to become one of you by drdawg Apr 30, 2019 7:57 AM 1,198
What else do we grow in 2018 by hawkarica Jan 1, 2019 8:49 AM 1,225
Brazilian terrestrial tiny orchid, Atlantic Forest. by bonitin Mar 29, 2017 1:02 PM 7
Our Orchid blooms in April 2015 by Ursula May 1, 2015 11:32 AM 276
Orchids exhibiting interesting growth, anything EXCEPT focus on blooms! by Ursula Dec 22, 2014 6:28 AM 54
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Help with an ID please? by dyzzypyxxy Aug 28, 2012 7:07 PM 3
I Just Bought ......4 by boojum May 8, 2011 9:21 AM 240

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