Elythranthera brunonis – Enamel Orchid

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
Plant Type:Orchid
Height:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:0.1 ~ 0.3 metres
Flower Colour:Purple
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



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