Loddiges' Dendrobium (Dendrobium loddigesii)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Lilac to dusky pink petals, with yellow fringed-edge lip, orange center
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Winter
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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