Windowsill Orchid (Pleione formosana)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 6 inches to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches to 14 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Pink
White
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Vulnerable (VU)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Vulnerable
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-02-19
By Patty
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-02-19
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-04-26
By chelle
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2009-04-05
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-18
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-05-01Showing my interpretation of proper planting depth.
By chelle
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hardy orchids by drdawg May 24, 2016 2:54 PM 11
Miniature orchids by JMaurissen Mar 12, 2016 12:47 PM 49
Our Orchid blooms in March 2015 by Ursula Apr 1, 2015 7:16 AM 289
Our Orchid blooms in March 2014 by Ursula Apr 1, 2014 7:00 AM 230
I just bought in 2014 by Ursula Jan 16, 2015 7:04 PM 341

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