Calanthe sieboldii (Japanese Hardy Orchid)

Family:  Orchidaceae
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