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Windowsill Orchid

Pleione formosana

Also known as

Orchid, Fairy orchid

Partial Shade
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Windowsill Orchid Overview

This species is very delicate, it is grown in a woodland setting or a shaded rock garden. The blooms are white to pink and fragrant.

Common problems with Windowsill Orchid

How to propagate Windowsill Orchid

Division

Propagate by division of tubers where possible.

Tubers

Other uses of Windowsill Orchid

Fragrance, ornamental, foliage, greenhouse, rock garden