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PlantFiles: Species Orchid, Carter's Orchid, Basiphyllaea
Basiphyllaea corallicola

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Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Basiphyllaea
Species: corallicola

Synonym:Basiphyllaea angustifolia
Synonym:Carteria corallicola

Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive olddude On Jul 31, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

Distribution: Native to South Florida and the West Indies.



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