Two-coloured calanthe (Calanthe discolor)
Two-coloured calanthe (Calanthe discolor) is a conservatory or greenhouse grown type of plant that can grow 10cm – 50cm tall and 10cm – 50cm wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Two-coloured calanthe (Calanthe discolor).
This plant has several common names including: two-coloured calanthe or Japanese hardy orchid.
This is a semi-evergreen plant that takes 2-5 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: two-coloured calanthe, Japanese hardy orchid
Scientific name: Calanthe discolor
Plant type: Conservatory & Greenhouse, Perennials
Height: 10cm – 50cm
Spread: 10cm – 50cm
Sunlight: Partial shade
Moisture: Well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Patio & Container Garden
Planting type: Flower borders and bedding
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Two-coloured calanthe (Calanthe discolor), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Two-coloured calanthe (Calanthe discolor) is a plant that grows in loam conditions. As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH neutral pH.
Regarding drainage, Calanthe discolor likes to grow in well drained soil.
Two-coloured calanthe (Calanthe discolor) should be grown in partial shade places.