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Orchid, Cymbidium Chen's Ruby


Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cymbidium (sim-BID-ee-um) (Info)
Grex name:Chen's Ruby
Additional cultivar information:(Cym. Golden Elf x Cym. iridioides)
Hybridized by Orchis Flor.
Registered or introduced: 2002


Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


Unknown - Tell us


USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade


Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Late Fall/Early Winter

Mid Winter




Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.