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Butterfly orchid     

Encyclia tampensis

Butterfly orchid is a plant which belongs to the Encyclia genus. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Golden brown and   Grade 1 Paint Green and   Yellow-green. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Golden brown. A type of flower / herb, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Butterfly orchid normally grows to a forb habit. Butterfly orchid is a great plant to attract bees to your garden.

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How to grow Butterfly orchid

  • Dappled Sun

  • Medium

Butterfly orchid likes a position of dappled sun and remember to water moderately.

See our list of companion Plants for Butterfly orchid to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Butterfly orchid from seed

Transplanting Butterfly orchid

Common Butterfly orchid problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Butterfly orchid plants:

Other names for Butterfly orchid

Tampa butterfly orchid

Encyclia tampensis (Lindl.) Small

Butterfly orchid care instructions

How long does Butterfly orchid take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Butterfly orchid

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