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PlantFiles: Species Orchid, Surrounded by Bracts Calanthe
Calanthe vestita

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Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Calanthe (kal-AN-thee) (Info)
Species: vestita (VES-tee-tuh) (Info)

Synonym:Calanthe melinosema
Synonym:Calanthe padangensis
Synonym:Calanthe regnieri
Synonym:Calanthe turneri
Synonym:Phaius vestitus

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Rose/Mauve
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
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

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