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:Green
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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Florida Garden - Fall and Winter 2015 by GigiPlumeriaJan 25, 2016 6:54 AM174

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