PlantsVanilla→Vanilla Orchid (Vanilla planifolia 'Variegata')

Also sold as:
Super Variegated

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 25 - 100 feet in situ, grown as houseplant can attain heights of 6 - 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: yellowish green
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Toxicity: Other: Sap from cut stems may cause moderate to severe contact dermatitis in some individuals.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Vanilla planifolia variegata

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Location: Tampa FLDate: Aug 2017Vanilla planifolia variegata
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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2019-02-21The photo by ScotTi is the albo-marginated vanilla orchid, this o
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Posted by Australis (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Zone 10b) on Feb 28, 2019 2:52 AM

The various variegated forms (albo-marginata, the aurea-variegata, etc.) appear to be sold as 'Variegata' or 'Variegated' (and occasionally 'Super Variegated').

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