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PlantFiles: Orchid, Oncidium Twinkle 'Fragrance Fantasy'

Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Oncidium (on-SID-ee-um) (Info)
Grex name: Twinkle
Clonal name: Fragrance Fantasy
Additional cultivar information: (Onc. cheirophorum x Onc. sotoanum)

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

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USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

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Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

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Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive tommyr2006 On Nov 25, 2012, tommyr2006 from Poughkeepsie, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:

The plant's flowers have a strong vanilla scent! They come in various colors, red, pink, white and yellow. The flowers are about the size of your neatly trimmed pinky finger nail. Great plant!

Positive Dendron On Mar 22, 2006, Dendron from Elimäki
Finland wrote:

This hybrid is easy growing and blooming one. I have one in terracotta pot, keeping it inside my table size greenhouse. I doub it wouldn't mind if kept in regular room air moisture.


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

Brea, California
Hollywood, Florida
Poughkeepsie, New York

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