Pleione formosana

Quick Characteristics:

Height: 0-10 cm (0-3.9 inch)
Flower Colors: pink, white
Flower Season: mid spring

Pleione formosana Hayata is native to Taiwan and southern China. It is the most commonly cultivated Pleione, resulting in the common name "windowsill orchid". It can take some frost but needs protection from winter wet, so pot culture is the preferred way of growing them in most climates. A popular range of cultivars is named after Italian composers. Color forms range from white with only minor yellow traces in the lip to rose and lavender shades and prominent darker lip patterns.

Pleione formosana, Martin BohnetPleione formosana, Martin Bohnet

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