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Pleione sp., Peacock Orchid, Himalayan crocus, Indian Crocus, Windowsill Orchid

Pleione sp.

Peacock Orchid, Himalayan crocus, Indian Crocus, Windowsill Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia, India, China
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersYellow/orange flowers

The big, showy flowers originate from new shoots formed at the base of the pseudobulb. They are pink to purplish, white or yellow, while the fringed, tubular lip is often paler or white, with yellow, red or purple dots and stripes.

They are very closely related to the genus Coelogyne and were once considered part of it.



Pleione sp., Peacock Orchid, Himalayan crocus, Indian Crocus, Windowsill Orchid
Pleione bulbocodioides
Pleione sp., Peacock Orchid, Himalayan crocus, Indian Crocus, Windowsill Orchid
Pleione bulbocodioides
Pleione sp., Peacock Orchid, Himalayan crocus, Indian Crocus, Windowsill Orchid
Pleione bulbocodioides
Pleione sp., Peacock Orchid, Himalayan crocus, Indian Crocus, Windowsill Orchid
Pleione limprichtii


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/pleione_sp.htm