The Pleione formosana Garden Orchid is one of our top Orchids at Phytesia. This hardy orchid is part of the family.
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This Phytesia hardy plant can be shipped within 5 working days to UK. The Pleione formosana (ean 603161361586) is available on this shop and on Amazon UK.
Pleione formosana features
This hardy orchid from the Easy Garden serie will flourish in May and its Pink-mauve flower will reach a height of 20-30 cm. You will maintain its exposure in a penumbra location of your garden.
It will survive hard winters (the Pleione formosana is Semi-hardy (-10 ° C))
The Pleione Orchids
The new Pleione shoots usually appear during April; except for Cypripedium formosanum, more precocious, which often emerge at the beginning of March which emerge later. Once started, the vegetation grows very quickly; in 3 to 5 weeks, the foliage has opened out.
The flowering extends from the end of April to the beginning of June. At the end of the summer, the foliage yellows then fades before disappearing completely. Pleione then go into their winter dormancy. When the leaves have completely faded, the stems can be cut, preserving a height of 5cm. Take care not to damage any possible new shoots that are already present.
The Pleiones are certainly the most spectacular terrestrial garden orchids. This genus is composed of more than 40 species distributed throughout the world and has a great variety of sizes and colours. These hardy orchids are characterised by majestic flowers that “resemble” a clog.
Except for some very vigorous species (Cyp. reginae, kentuckiense, flavum, pubescens) or many hybrids (Cyp. Ulla Silkens,…), very easy to grow, which quickly form spectacular clusters in the garden, the other species are rather more for the cognoscenti.
Garden Orchids from Phytesia
Since 2003, Phytesia provides a wide range of hardy orchids for the garden.
We selected dozens of varieties, providing a wide range of colors, sizes or flowering periods. Moreover, our range is expanding every month and we regularly offer new varieties.
Our offer includes hardy varieties resistant to the strongest winters (-20 ° C to -30 ° C) (Cypripedium, Dactylorhiza, Epipactis, Bletilla …) and semi-hardy varieties supporting light frosts (-10 ° C) ( Calanthe, Pleione …) particularly suited for growing in pots or the Mediterranean climate.
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