Skip to product information
1 of 2

Tongariro Hardy Orchid

89736

Regular price
1 for $9.99
Regular price
$9.99
Sale price
1 for $9.99
  • flowering dateSpring
  • hardiness zone3-10
  • height3 - 4 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship as9-11 CM BULB
  • sun exposurePartial Shade

Known as the 'Windowsill Orchid,' this variety may be difficult to find, but it sure is easy to grow! Gorgeous pink flowers born atop short and strong stems bloom for weeks. Can be grown indoors as well. One of the most beautiful hardy orchids on the market, it looks best planted in containers, rock gardens or peat walls.

Product Details

  • botanical namePleione 'Tongariro'
  • flowering dateSpring
  • flower colorPink
  • flower formSolitary flowers born on short stems.
  • foliage typeDeciduous, Smooth-Textured
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateModerate
  • hardiness zone3-10
  • height3 - 4 inches
  • planting instructionsGreenhouse - filtered sunlight, moderate humidity, regular feedings. Outdoors - sheltered site in partial shade, protect from severe weather and excessive moisture.
  • pruningNo pruning needed.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonSpring
  • ship as9-11 CM BULB
  • soil requirementNeeds a well-drained soil. Good drainage is essential
  • spacing6 - 10 inches
  • spread6 - 10 inches
  • sun exposurePartial Shade
  • watering requirementWater sparingly until the bulb develops a flower, then water regularly.
  • winter careLift in zones 3-7. Move indoors and store in a cool room or basement.

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-3B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
4A-4B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
5A 4/18/24 - 6/7/24
5B 3/25/24 - 6/7/24
6A 3/11/24 - 6/7/24
6B 2/26/24 - 6/7/24
7A 2/22/24 - 6/7/24
7B 2/19/24 - 5/31/24
8A 2/15/24 - 5/10/24
8B 2/12/24 - 5/10/24
9A-10B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 7A: 6/3/24
Zones 7B - 10B: 5/6/24

    Tongariro Hardy Orchid
    Tongariro Hardy Orchid

    Planting Videos