Spathoglottis plicata 2
Spathoglottis plicata 2

Spathoglottis plicata
(Ground Orchid)
(Large Purple Orchid)
(Garden Orchid)
USDA Zone: 10A - 11
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Origin: Southeastern Asia
Type: Herbaceous; Perennial

Typical Height: 1’ – 2’
(0.30 – 0.60cm)
Typical Spread: 1’ – 2’
(0.30 – 0.60cm)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Texture: Coarse
Flower Color: Purple; White; Orange
Flowering Season: Year Round
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Orchidaceae
Propagation: Division
Leaf Type: Simple; Linear
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
1G
3G

Typical planting distance:
24” O.C.

Common Uses: Shrubs; Indoors plant; Potted plant
Category: Small Shrubs

Notes: Fragrant; Tropical; Containers; Pots;

+ In this Photo:
Spathoglottis plicata
(Ground Orchid)
2' Height

Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
June 2013
Miami
Florida USA

Sources:

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2540/

http://www.orchid-care-tips.com/spathoglottis-plicata.html

http://www.webindia123.com/garden/flowers/orchids/grorchid.htm

http://stokestropicals.plants.com/Spathoglottis-plicata-Phillipine-Orchid-P170.aspx