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Congea tomentosa, Shower Orchid, Wooly Congea

Congea tomentosa

Shower Orchid, Wooly Congea
Family: Lamiaceae   (Formerly:Verbenaceae)
Origin: Myanmar, Thailand
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowers

The actual flowers are tiny and inconspicuous, but they are borne in the center of three showy white 1in (2.5cm) long bracts that look like velvety propellers. The bracts gradually change through pink, lavender, and finally gray over the course of several weeks.





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Congea tomentosa - Shower Orchid

Shower Orchid, Wooly Congea. The actual flowers are tiny and inconspicuous, but they are borne in the center of three showy white 1in long bracts that look like velvety propellers. The bracts gradually change through pink, lavender, and finally gray over the course of several weeks.

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