Pleione praecox

Quick Characteristics:

Height: 0-10 cm (0-3.9 inch)
Flower Colors: pink, white
Flower Season: late autumn to early winter

Pleione praecox (Sm.) D.Don. is a fall flowering species from warmer parts of western central Himalaya to southern Yunnan, which may keep its leaves until after flowering, but often does not in culture. It likes a winter temperature of 10 to 15 °C and should not be too dry during this time. This species has flattened, spotted pseudobulbs and emits a delicately sweet scent when in flower. Pictures of plants grown by Martin Bohnet.

Pleione praecox, Martin BohnetPleione praecox, Martin BohnetPleione praecox pattern, Martin Bohnet

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