Orchid (Sarcoglottis sceptrodes)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: 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: 6 inches to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Other: Mainly grown for foliage; flowers not very attractive.
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-yellow
Flower Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Spring
Winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by HollyAnnS (South Central Pa) on Mar 19, 2017 9:53 AM

My Green Dragon has reached an unusual height of just a hair under 32 inches from soil level.

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Our Orchid blooms in September 2015 by Ursula Oct 1, 2015 5:29 PM 338
Florida Garden - Fall and Winter 2015 by GigiPlumeria Jan 25, 2016 6:54 AM 174

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