Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis equestris)

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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 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Other: Usually from fall through spring but may bloom at any time of year.
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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Our Orchid blooms in April 2015 by Ursula May 1, 2015 11:32 AM 276

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