Cascading Cymbidiums Orchids Cariad 'Plush'

Go for gold.

 
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Short spikes of soft gold blooms proliferate from August onwards. The narrow petals and golden lip are unusual and up to 40 open on a stem.

Plants will take 2-3 years to flower and are supplied in a 7.5cm pot.

These cool growing Cascading Cymbidium Orchids are exceptionally elegant plants and wonderfully long lasting. The large flowers open on upright stems in big numbers.

They flower from 4 to 12 weeks on the plant and 2 to 4 weeks if you cut the stems for the vase. As cool growing orchids they require cold winter nights in order to flower well (10-15C at night).

Cymbidium Orchids are easy to grow as long as you cater for their basic needs:

1. Use an orchid growing mix.

2. Position the plant in dappled light.

3. Keep the plant just moist, watering frequently in spring and summer while it is growing, then keep just moist in winter. Fertilise well (twice a month with a diluted liquid orchid fertiliser spring to summer, then drop it back to once a month in autumn and winter. Or use a slow release orchid fertiliser as per the directions on the package.

Code

CYCCZ

Botantical name

Cymbidium hybrids

Height

20-50cm

Width

10-30cm

Flowers

August on

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Filtered Light

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

1