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Pleione are deciduous orchids with pseudobulbs each bearing one or two lance-shaped leaves and mostly solitary flowers to 8cm across, on short stems
P. formosana is a deciduous perennial to 15cm in height, with globose pseudobulbs, each bearing a single lance-shaped leaf and solitary pale or rose-pink flowers 8cm in width, the lip blotched with red or brown
SE China N & C Taiwan
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing
Time to ultimate height
Plant in mid-spring. Grow in sharply drained, moderately fertile, leafy, humus-rich soil in a sheltered spot in partial shade. In cold areas, protect from severe weather and winter wet. Can be grown in a shallow container indoors in a cool place. Only water when new growth appears
Propagate by division of pseudobulbs
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Aphids, glasshouse red spider mite, slugs and mealybugs may be a problem
Generally disease free
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