Cymbidium (Boat Orchid)
Lifespan: Tropical perennial orchid.
Origin: Himalayas, Malaysia, Southern India, China, Japan, Northern Australia
Height/width: 2' tall. Inflorescences can grow up to 3' tall.
Culture: Part or dappled shade. Cold hardy, yet frost tender. Water well; less in wintertime. Bring inside during winter. Prefers a well-draining media mix like fir bark, perlite and peat moss.
Description: Sheath-like apple-green leaves. Sprays of flowers. Round, hard pseudobulbs. Semi-terrestrial. Ornamental. Cut flower. Containers.
Flowering time: Blooms in wintertime for about 2.5 months