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Nun Orchid

This robust orchid has spectacular silvery white and maroon flowers. Once buds begin to open, flowers will continue to bloom for a month or longer. Add an exotic touch to home, office or other area with this easy-to-grow orchid. Keep soil evenly moist, not wet. Prefers bright, diffused sunlight. Avoid direct sun.

Companion Plants

Common Boxwood

Spreading Juniper

Yaupon Holly

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Nun Orchid

  • Botanical name

    Phaius tankervilleae

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 10 (30°F) to USDA Zone 11 (40°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    36-48" (91-122 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Once a month

  • Water

    1-2 times per week

  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Protect from winter winds