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Spathoglottis plicata 'Phillipine Orchid'
Spathoglottis plicata 'Phillipine Orchid'
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Ships in 6 inch nursery pot. 10 inches in height.

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Spathoglottis plicata 'Phillipine Orchid'- More commonly called a Garden Orchid or Ground Orchid. This is the most common ground orchid. The leaves are long (up to 3 feet), bright green, and pleated. They resemble palm leaves. The flowers bloom year round (usually spring to fall) from the top of the plants stem (about 3 feet tall). The flowers range from white, pink, and purple. This plant can be grown in the ground or in a container. It prefers full to partial sun and is cold hardy up to 32 degrees Fahrenheit. This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds!

Name Spathoglottis plicata 'Phillipine Orchid'
Common Names Philippine ground cover
Grow Zone 11
Light Conditions Full Sun,Partial Sun/Shade
Water Requirements Average
PH Level 6.1-7.5
Minimum Height 1 foot
Maximum Height 2 feet
Growth Habit Moderate
Bloom Period Year Round
Bloom Color White, Violet, Orange
Fragrant Yes
Fragrance Sweet lemon
Best Grown In Indoors, Potted Plants
Scientific Name Spathoglottis plicata
Class Liliopsida
Family Orchidaceae
Genus Spathoglottis
Species plicata
Salt Tolerance Moderate
Grow Zone 11
Grow Zones
Average Rating: (based on 3 reviews)

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by norman mizuno
on 2/17/2015
THIS IS NOT THE SPECIE Spath. plicata.....this is a hybrid that is cloned by one of the suppliers...the specie is totally purple and has a very loose cluster of flowers....much longer leaves than this hybrid.....this is a good deco. plant but not as listed
by Shirley Lohman
on 8/11/2014
Spathoglottis plicata
Very easy ground orchid.  Prolific bloomer even after I take it inside for the winter.  Easy to divide.  Little care required.  
by G lambert
on 5/1/2012
Spathoglottis pliata
There are now many stunning variations, hybrids, garden and show worthy plants of this now from Thailand where the species  grows wild as it does in most of SAsia . 

The newer ones include very dark purple, clear yellow, white assorted splashes of colour, blue and rainbow hues. 

Low growing ones with prostrate stems tall ones straight strong stems. 
All flower easily and all year in the tropics, the Sub-tropics only in the warm wet season but continue flowering until cooler weather kills the flower spike.

Grow in full light for best results, stronger more flowers. In the garden they take full sun, preferably very high humidity all year. 

They like open soil for best root development. Feed well in the growing season, slow release fertilisers or organic products, water often. 

Do very well in large pots.

These grow best at 10%C (50%F) and above, attractive mostly evergreen pleated leaves blackened and killed bellow this, plants can survive but plant never recovers, weakens and dies
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