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Cymbidium goeringii

Hardy Cymbidium Orchid

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Item #: 2398

Zones: 7a to 9b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 8" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Japan, Korea

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

I recall first seeing this plant in the wild in Korea and thinking that it looked just like a liriope. It has long been cultivated in both Korea and Japan as a highly prized potted specimen. We are delighted to finally offer nursery-propagated plants for gardeners in the US. The stiff, narrow green leaves make a small clump, topped in spring with 10" spikes of miniature yellow-green cymbidium orchid flowers. The acidic soil must be well-drained, so the addition of a gravel-like material is recommended.