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Spathoglottis Mello Yellow - native orchid

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Easygoing garden orchid with lots of tall flowers stems on mature plants. Flowers multiple times a year in warmer climates, spring to autumn in cooler ones, with heaps of bright gold flowers flushed pink around the edges.

Spathoglottis 'Mello Yellow' - native orchid

DESCRIPTION: Hybrid of the native FNQ rainforest ground orchid, which multiplies in clumps creating a lush foliage display. Deep yellow flowers shaded with pink at the edges; produced year-round in warm climates and spring and summer in cooler parts of Australia.
USE IN: Borders or mass planting as a feature in tropical garden settings, suited to containers.
PLANTING: Plant in a full sun-partly shaded location in well-drained soil, although it might tolerate seasonally wet soils and sunny creek banks. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks.
CARE: For longest flowering and lush new growth provide additional water during dry periods and feed with a dilute liquid fertiliser monthly. If clumps become too large simply dig the plants up and gently separate the bulbs to plant elsewhere or share with neighbours!
HEIGHT:  60cm H
YOUR PLANTS: Supplied as 'plugs', slightly smaller than our usual tubestock but with a healthy root system ready for planting or potting on.

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