Pleione Shantung gx 'Muriel Harberd'
pleione Shantung gx 'Muriel Harberd'
'Muriel Harberd' is a deciduous perennial to 15cm in height, with dark green pseudobulbs, each bearing a single lance-shaped leaf and 1 or 2 very pale yellow flowers 8cm in width, tinged pale pink; lip yellow, marked with orange
Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
Colour & scent
|Spring||Orange Yellow Pink|
- Partial shade
West–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
- Clump forming
Pleione are deciduous orchids with pseudobulbs each bearing one or two lance-shaped leaves and mostly solitary flowers to 8cm across, on short stems
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in a shallow container filled with orchid compost, indoors in a cool place. Only water when new growth appears
Propagate by division of pseudobulbs
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
- Rock garden
No pruning required
Generally disease free
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