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Ground Orchid, Spathoglottis Plicata (Purple) - Plant

Ground Orchid, Spathoglottis Plicata (Purple) - Plant
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Spathoglottis plicata or Ground orchid, native of South-eastern Asia to the Philippines, is the common species of Orchid which blooms round the year.
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Ground Orchid, Spathoglottis Plicata (Purple) Plant
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Description for Ground Orchid, Spathoglottis Plicata (Purple)

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches

This easily grown terrestrial herb has pretty, arching broad leaves with prominent parallel veins and a few or large cluster of small flowers at the end of a long stalk as tall as 1 metre arising from a basal leaf axil. The leaves emerge from round pseudo bulbs that become increasingly multiple and larger as the orchid matures.

Common name(s): Ground Orchid
Flower colours: White, Violet/Lavender, Light pink, Orange-Yellow.
Bloom time: Round the year.
Max reacahble height: 2 feet.
Difficulty to grow:: Easy.

Planting and care

Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil: Orchid mixes or a combination of orchid mix and soil-less potting mix for general potted plants.
Water: Water thoroughly, then allow the surface and top layer of the planting media to dry out before you water it again.
Temperature: They like to live in the high 80s during the day and no cooler than 50 F. (10 C.) at night.
Fertilizer: Fertilize the orchid with a reduced-strength 20-20-20 fertilizer tablet once a month by inserting it about 6 inches deep in the center of the growing medium.

Caring for Ground Orchid

  • Attach a bamboo stake to the orchids spike when it reaches around 12 inches tall with orchid spring clips spaced every 2 inches.
  • Orchids need ample water but should be allowed to dry out some between waterings.
  • One way to check for watering is by poking your finger about an inch into the growing media.
  • If it is dry, give it some water; otherwise, let it be. Indoor orchid plants also need adequate humidity, about fifty to seventy percent.
  • There are various ways to increase the humidity in your home.
  • Place a water-filled saucer or tray of pebbles beneath plants, mist plants daily, or use a humidifier.

Typical uses of Ground Orchid

Special features:

Ornamental use: Ground Orchids can do well in your flower beds almost year round. Ground orchids can be grown as potted plants.

References

  • http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/orchids/spathoglottis-ground-orchids.htm
  • http://www.webindia123.com/garden/flowers/orchids/grorchid.htm
  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/grow-ground-orchids-containers-58982.html

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5 / 5 Ambalika Subir Singh 02 July 2018
Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?
5 / 5 Kashi Wasi 02 July 2018
Gift for my father and he loved it
5 / 5 vinitha 01 July 2018
Can you ensure that your packaging will not spoil the plant.
5 / 5 Hima Jyothi 29 June 2018
I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected
5 / 5 Kamal Knotbreaker 29 June 2018
How often I need to water it?

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