NEW: Calanthe – 550008 – green-white flowers


Color: Green-white flowers

These are new hybrids, which bloom pink, white or yellow and have sometimes a wonderful scent during flowering. This flowering is spectacular and can last up to 12 weeks. The plants tolerate temperatures down to -5 degrees Celsius. Calanthe grows well in average garden soil, you can possibly mix some orchid soil with the soil in the planting hole. Provide a sheltered position in the shade or partial shade. The leaves remain on the plant in winter and can be covered with straw. In spring old leaves can be cut off.

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GrowthThe only wintergreen hardy orchid
FloweringMay - June
Height35 – 60 cm, depending on hybrid
TemperaturesBetween -10 / +30 0 Celsius
PlaceSheltered shady or semi shady place, avoid full sun
PlantingIn the garden or in a spacious pot, best orchid for pots
SoilWell drained, humus - rich soil, neutral or low pH
WaterWater regurarly between April and September
FertilizingThe same as other perennials, preferably biological
Extra Do not start removing old leaves until after winter, winter cover of old leaves