The beautiful enamel orchid is endemic to the south west of Western Australia. It has a single, hairy leaf, and the flowers appear in August to November, with such a sheen as to appear enamelled. They are found in forests and heathland.
|Scientific Name:||Elythranthera brunonis|
|Common Name:||Enamel Orchid|
|Other Common Names:||Purple Enamel Orchid|
|Height:||0.2 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Width:||0.1 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade, Half shade|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Wow factor|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.