Zone: 6 - 9
Natural Range: Japan
Soil: Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: Part shade, spring sun, summer shade
Bloom Time: April to May
Attributes: Evergreen, 12” - 18" tall. Blooms in spring. Blooms are large, bright yellow. Foliage is rounded with deep pleating.
Notes: One of the largest blooming Calanthe species. Plant next to rocks or mixed in the shady perennial garden. Like most orchids these usually take a season or two to settle in. Calanthe prefer rich soil, that is well draining such as a mounded planting bed. Give them plenty of open filtered light, avoiding the hot sun.
Pot Size: 4" Band Pot