Dancing Lady Orchid (Gomesa varicosa)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Gomesa varicosa Accepted
Oncidium varicosum Synonym
Oncidium vexillarium Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 inches to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Our orchid blooms in August, 2016 by drdawg Sep 1, 2016 7:11 AM 411
Our Orchid blooms in July 2016 by Ursula Aug 1, 2016 7:16 AM 416
Anticipation in 2016 by Ursula Jan 1, 2017 4:53 PM 966

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