This has been a very popular hybrid over the years and many good specimens have appeared on the show benches of many societies. This hybrid has also made excellent clumps when planted in suitable positions in the garden.
New stock has just arrived from the grower and all have a good number of flower buds which will begin to grow in April.
A hybrid between c sieboldii and c discolor producing spectacular flower spikes of 45 cm. The old leaves often remain until the spring when they should be cut off. 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 Rainmix ever week.
They can normally be sent during the period JULY to MARCH.
All plants are fully checked when sent out to ensure quality and they are disease free. Any complaints should be made within 14 days of receipt.