Orchid (Cymbidium Yin-Chee)

Alternative cultivar names:
'Summer Aroma'

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Yin-Chee
Cultivar name: 'Yin-Chee'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Bulb
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
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
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic
Parentage: Cymbidium ensifolium X Cymbidium bicolor

Posted by Australis (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Zone 10b) on Nov 7, 2017 3:59 AM

This cross was originally registered in 1964 as ensifolium X pubescens. The latter is now a synonym for Orchid (Cymbidium bicolor subsp. pubescens). The later registration of Summer Aroma (bicolor X ensifolium) is therefore a synonym.

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