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PlantFiles: Orchid, Vanda Miss Joaquim

Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vanda (VAN-duh) (Info)
Grex name: Miss Joaquim
Additional cultivar information: (V. hookeriana x V. teres)
Hybridized by Joaquim; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1893

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Joan On Apr 15, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Declared the Singapore national flower on April 15, 1981

Neutral caribbeanpam On Jan 5, 2009, caribbeanpam from grant, mi
United States wrote:

purchased a small plant in florida 2 years ago and have it with my orchids however I have been unable t get it to bloom despite good floiage growth.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Jacksonville, Florida
Naples, Florida
Vero Beach, Florida
St John, Virgin Islands

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