Pholidota chinensis – 365 days of orchids – day 1844

Our ‘Best ion Show’ this week is definately this wonderful specimen of Pholidota chinensis.

This lovely free flowering orchid is native to warm forests in Southern China and Vietnam where it experience a wet summer monsoon and a cooler dryer winter when it flowers.

We find it enjoys warm temperatures in Warm Asia and although we grow it in a basket to show off the lovely pendulous flowers we work hard to keep it well watered in the growing season from March until September. Flowers are produced from the centre of new growths every spring.



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  1. Agnes Jones says:

    How lucky are the Chinese and Vietnamese having theses beautiful orchids as their wild flowers. ‘Waterfalls’ of perfection.