Plant ID forum: ID this Ground Orchid Please

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Name: Cheryl
Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Mar 14, 2017 9:53 PM CST
First time blooming for me. The center blooms lavender then turns rust to match the perals.

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Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Metrosideros
Mar 14, 2017 11:57 PM CST
Looks like Phaius tankervilleae, Nun's Hood Orchid.

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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Mar 15, 2017 12:31 AM CST
I agree
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
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ctcarol
Mar 15, 2017 2:57 PM CST
I agree
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Mar 15, 2017 3:25 PM CST
Definitely Nun's Cap Orchid (Phaius tankervilleae) Mine are currently in bloom too.
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Name: Cheryl
Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Greenhouse Plant Identifier Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Plumerias Ponds
Foliage Fan Enjoys or suffers hot summers Tropicals Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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ShadyGreenThumb
May 6, 2017 12:37 PM CST
Submitted. Good catch!
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