Day's Cymbidium (Cymbidium dayanum)

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Botanical names:
Cymbidium dayanum Accepted
Cymbidium aestivum Synonym
Cymbidium angustifolium Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Bulb
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Other info: Seeds require a specialised medium, as they do not contain their own food source.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by Australis (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Zone 10b) on Feb 10, 2018 10:39 PM

There are at least two different colour forms of this species; one being bicoloured (the regular form) and the other being a solid red (sometimes sold as "var. angustifolium" or just Cym. dayanum "Red"). Anecdotal reports suggest the blooms of the red form last longer and may be a stronger plant than the more common bicoloured form.

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