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Species Orchid, Carter's Orchid, Basiphyllaea
Basiphyllaea corallicola

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

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

Distribution: Native to South Florida and the West Indies.