Orchid (Encyclia phoenicea)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Chocolate scent
Flower Color: Brown
Other: Olive brown petals, white to purple lip with deep pink stripes
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
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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September Orchids 2 by boojum Sep 23, 2010 8:59 AM 168
September Orchids by boojum Sep 10, 2010 4:32 PM 107
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