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Apple-blossom orchid

Disa versicolor

Threatened species in the wild, this pretty ground orchid is a pretty addition t specialized growers. They occur in summer rainfall grasslands and grows every year from a tuburous rootstock to flower and go dormant for awhile while dry.

Planning

Difficulty
Advanced
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Not usually harvested

Propagation

Rhizomes
Divide the rhizomes and plant again.

Geography

Origin
Eastern parts of South Africa
Natural climate
Summer rainfall grasslands.

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Orchidaceae
Flower colour
White, pink and yellow on the same flowering stalk.
Scent
None

Problems

Relative problem free

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