Ground Orchid, Spathoglottis Plicata (Purple) - Plant

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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25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Ground Orchid

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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Ground Orchid
Maximum Reachable Height 2 feet.
Flower Colour White, Violet/Lavender, Light pink, Orange-Yellow.
Bloom Time Round the year.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • 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.

    Ground Orchid care

    Sunlight Full sun to partial shade.
    Watering Water thoroughly, then allow the surface and top layer of the planting media to dry out before you water it again.
    Soil Orchid mixes or a combination of orchid mix and soil-less potting mix for general potted plants.
    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.

    Ground Orchid uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Ground Orchids can do well in your flower beds almost year round
    • Ground orchids can be grown as potted plants

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Ground Orchid?

    Ground Orchid is commonly known as Ground Orchid

    How tall do Ground Orchid grow?

    On average Ground Orchid grows 2 feet.

    What color are Ground Orchid?

    A Ground Orchid plant bears flowers of color White, Violet/Lavender, Light pink, Orange-Yellow.

    When Ground Orchid blooms?

    With enough light, Ground Orchid may produce White, Violet/Lavender, Light pink, Orange-Yellow. flowers in Round the year.

    How hard is Ground Orchid to grow?

    A Ground Orchid is Easy.

    How much sunlight does a Ground Orchid need?

    A Ground Orchid prefers Full sun to partial shade.

    How much water does a Ground Orchid need?

    A Ground Orchid prefers watering Water thoroughly, then allow the surface and top layer of the planting media to dry out before you water it again.

    What kind of soil does a Ground Orchid need?

    A Ground Orchid prefers Orchid mixes or a combination of orchid mix and soil-less potting mix for general potted plants.

    What temperature does a Ground Orchid like?

    A Ground Orchid prefers They like to live in the high 80s during the day and no cooler than 50 F. (10 C.) at night.

    How often should I fertilize my Ground Orchid?

    To encourage Ground Orchid growth, 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.



    Reviews

    Saturday, 14 March 2020

    A happy customer ?? But like could the rate be a bit reasonably else all good ... thanks

    Joshi Prisy

    Friday, 28 February 2020

    Rare new variety?

    Kiran Mayi

    Thursday, 20 February 2020

    This plant is exactly what I wanted.

    Shalini Dhanda
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