This easy terrestrial orchid is native to Taiwan. It produces elegant, cattleya-like, light pink flowers with lips marked with deep yellow and red spots. The flowers are held in groups of three to seven on stems rising to 12 inches. The leaves are arching, broad and grass-like. Best in part shade in evenly moist, well-drained soil.
Common Name: Taiwanese Ground Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae (The Orchid Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-7
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: No
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Grassy slopes in foothills. In sandy soils amongst grassy patches on cool mountain slopes. Margins of woods and thickets.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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