Malaysian Orchid

Medinilla myriantha

SKU
31010
An exotic, yet easy to grow, tropical plant with large cascading clusters of showy flowers. Large dark green leaves have distinctive light green veins. A beautiful landscape plant for frost-free areas. This rain forest native thrives on humidity, making it a perfect terrarium or conservatory specimen.
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Botanical Pronunciationmed-in-NIL-uh my-ree-ANTH-a
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms intermittently throughout the year.
Design IdeasIn the tropics, Medinilla are often seen growing as hedges or border plants. In cooler climates, members of this genus make beautiful summer patio or indoor houseplant specimen, if given high humidity, or display in a greenhouse or conservatory collection.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleTropical
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to keep soil surface evenly moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsCanna (Canna); Passion Flower (Passiflora); Elephant Ears (Colocasia); Bromeliad (Neoregelia); Philodendron (Philodendron)

Easily grown in an enriched, well-drained potting soil that is slightly acidic. Prefers high humidity. Keep container soils evenly moist but not soggy. Reduce watering frequency during winter months in less temperate regions. Overwinter in a warm sun room or greenhouse in cooler winter regions.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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