An epiphytic orchid with pendulous, highly fragrant flowers. It can produce hundreds of flowers when well grown. It naturally grows in the hollows of trees in moist temperate to sub-tropical areas. The lack of pseudo-bulbs mean that it dislikes disturbance once established. Best grown in a hollow log in decomposing eucalyptus heartwood.
|Scientific Name:||Cymbidium suave|
|Common Name:||Snake orchid|
|Height:||0.5 ~ 0.8 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Yellow, Green|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Strongly acidic, Mildly acid|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Container growing|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate|
|Light:||Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Open foliage|
|Soil Moisture:||Moist moderate drainage|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Other insects|
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