Pleione confusa 'Golden Gate' (Hardy Orchid)

Zone: 7 - 9
Natural Range: China
Soil:  Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light:  Part shade, Shade
Attributes:  Deciduous, 6” - 8" tall.  Blooms in spring.  Blooms are large, rich yellow fading to a soft creamy yellow - red throat.  Foliage is rounded with deep pleating.
Notes: Pleione confusa' Golden Gate' is a stunning large flowering form. Each seasons growth will replace the previous seasons pseudobulb.  Mulch with leaves in the fall to protect the exposed pseudobulbs.  Pleione bloom before the foliage emerges