Nun's orchid, Nun's Cap Orchid, Phaius tankervilliae
From Southeast Asia
Super , super easy to grow.
Evergreen orchid- blooms in the winter time-
Flowers are long lasting and really beautiful. Flower size is large by orchid flower standards (nearly 5 inches across) and fragrant.
If you do not live in warm climate- not a problem at all- does very well potted indoors & blooms just as diligently as planted in the yard
Not fussy at all.
Needs rich , well draining soil - keep soil just a bit moist to touch & a bit of fertilizer - and you are done.
Likes filtered sun, shade, medium light.
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 9A - 11
Currently growing in 1 gal pot - blooming size shipped potted where permitted
As of Jan 20th- have several in spike .
Second picture is of average size orchid for sale.
Shipped out of pot. Roots packed moist with most soil attached.