Only water when new growth appears, Propagation This lovely gem is Pleione formosana - the Peacock Orchid! The Pleione Website: Menu: My website is an educational and, I hope, inspirational source of information about the orchid genus Pleione. Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden, Pests Aphids, glasshouse red spider mite, slugs and mealybugs may be a problem, Diseases If you're not good at growing orchids, try this one!
have a small root system and should be given regular watering during the growing season.
I think that this was originally selected by the now-departed firm of Simmons in London. There is lots of information about how to grow them, where you can buy them and much more, including over 1000 photographs. RHS Garden Hyde Hall Spring and Orchid Show, Free entry to RHS members at selected Van oorsprong komt de Pleione voor in Zuid-Oost Azië, van Nepal oostwaarts tot Taiwan en van Centraal China zuidwaarts tot Burma. It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Our Current listing is our Autumn 2020 listing for delivery September 2020 onward. Orchidaceae, Genus During the winter dormant period, the pseudobulbs should be moved
Can be grown in a shallow container indoors in a cool place. Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience. easily, eventually forming a dense carpet of plants. Pleione orchids are hardy to about +5°F and, with snow or mulch, will probably withstand lower temperatures. The plants normally grow on the forest floor, so they do best with filtered sunlight or early morning sun. Our Botanical team are working hard to increase the number of plants with detailed information. Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of provided that nights are cool. Er zijn maar een 15-tal species van deze soort bekend. as the plant! Pleione potting mix ready to use Many other mixes are suitable - you can use pure wood moss or pure sphagnum, or a mix containing these along with such ingredients as bark, pine needles, leafmould, coarse peat, perlite and others - the main aim is to get a "scrunchy" or spongy, open and free-draining mix. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. pleione formosana care and culture Pleione formosana is a strong, resistant to temperatures below zero, easily adaptable plant that easily blooms as soon as a cool resting period passes. They come out of dormancy in early spring, sending up a single, creased leaf about 6 inches tall, and one or two They may be grown in a small pot in well-draining soil that is high in organic matter, such as 1 part potting soil to 1 part perlite. Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions. Join the RHS today and support our charitable work, Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully, For the latest on RHS Shows in 2020 and 2021, read more, RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens, Free entry to RHS members at selected times », Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops, Our Garden Centres and online shops are packed with unique and thoughtful gifts and decorations to make your Christmas sparkle, General enquiries