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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Common names
  • Loddiges' Dendrobium
  • Loddiges' Orchid
  • Orchid

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Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2011-03-19
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2012-03-22
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2012-03-22
Photo by Gina1960
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2011-07-22
Photo by Ted5310
Photo by Ted5310
Location: My greenhouse, Florida
Date: 2018-11-17
Easy grower beautiful when blooming en masse
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2011-03-19
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2012-03-22
Location: Odessa, FL
Date: 2013-04-29
Location: Botanischer Garten München-Nymphenburg
Date: 2018-03-11
Location: Botanical Garden Meise (Belgium)
Date: 2017-07-18
Photo by rbtkew
Location: Odessa, FL
Date: 2013-04-29
Location: University of California Botanical Garden.
Date: April
photo by Stan Shebs
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Perfect! by Bubbles Feb 9, 2012 2:05 PM 4

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