Pleione 'Ginzanko' (Hardy Orchid)

Family: Orchidaceae
Zone:7 - 9
Natural Range: Hybrid
Soil:  Average to moist, humus rich
Light: Part sun, open shade
Height: 6" tall
Bloom Time:  March to April
Attributes: Deciduous. Clumping.  Large dusty pink flowers opening early in the spring.  Foliage emerges after flower finishes.  Each year the previous pseudobulb is replaced by new growth.
Notes: Mulch pseudobulbs with a good layer of leaves in October-November.  Also works well as a potted plant.  If potted tuck in a cool garage in the winter.  Keep on the dry side but don't allow pseudobulb to shrivel up.