Pleonie orchid blooms: an update

If you’ve been following my blog for a little while, you’ll know that I purchased two new orchids this year. Pleonie orchids. My Pleonie formosana grew very well for me last year, so I decided to try my hand at a few more.

Pleonie formosana

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New Pleonie care page

There is another care page that has been added to the blog now – Pleonie orchid care.

Pleonie orchid care page

I will continue to add to this page as my knowledge about Pleonie orchids expands, so watch out for updates.

Happy growing!


How Pleonie orchids grow

Pleonie orchids are a beautiful and simple orchid to grow. The blooms form on the new pseudo-bulb that develops at the end of each growing season. The growth development in later winter / early spring is rapid; within a few weeks the new growths will have produced a flower, continuing to grow until the big floppy leaves have reached their maximum. The blooms themselves are short lived. My first Pleonie’s blooms lasted for about 5-6 weeks, but it was absolutely gorgeous!


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