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PlantFiles: Orchid, Oncidium Sharry Baby

Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Oncidium (on-SID-ee-um) (Info)
Grex name: Sharry Baby
Additional cultivar information: (Onc. Jamie Sutton x Onc. Honolulu)
Hybridized by Beall; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1983

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

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Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Fall/Early Winter


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

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

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3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive mariajose On Apr 2, 2005, mariajose from Lafayette, IN (Zone 5a) wrote:

Beautiful fragrant blossoms on long arching sprays. Chocolate scented, long blooming.

Positive KDePetrillo On Jul 18, 2004, KDePetrillo from North Scituate, RI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Bought a plant thru EBay, and it's flowered once. The flowers were wonderfully fragrant and lasted for weeks and weeks. The test will be if I can get it to ever flower again!

Positive beclu727 On Jul 17, 2004, beclu727 from Dacula, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

I bought this plant on a clearance shelf for $10 in Feb. 2004. It put out a spike in March, wow what a bargain. Growing by a window with flourescent light from above.


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

Deland, Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
Kurtistown, Hawaii

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