This Japanese species is from the lower slopes but does well either in the garden or a pot. It is not quite as hardy as other species but will take minus 5 deg. The yellow/gold flowers appear in the late spring to 35 cm in height; The old leaves often remain until the spring when they should be cut off.They have between 3/6 buds. It can be grown in the garden or in a large pot. If in the garden grow with hostas and ferns in semi-shade. Give winter protection to the pseudo-bulbs by covering with 10 cm of bark. If grown in a pot, ensure the pot is never allowed to dry out. As the plant develops multiple growths will appear. The plant should be divided in the autumn if required. To maximize growth feed regularly with the appropriate fertilizer.
Plants are normally sent out potted to customers in the UK. They can normally be sent during the period JUNE to MARCH. The summer deliveries are plants in fully growth that should flower the following spring.