Spathoglottis Plicata is a species from the Far East grows very well in South India. It is a terrestrial orchid with large bulbs and is good landscaping plant in frost-free areas.
A long spike shoots up and at the edge sparkling lilac flowers bloom. The blooms stay for a long time.
This plant clusters quickly in a humus rich soil media. Cocoa Peat can be used as a potting medium. Use a large pot to plant this orchid.
Spathoglottis Plicata plant is dormant during winter and the plant should be kept dry.
Water the plants sparingly during winter.
Frequent repots in fresh medium during spring helps the plant to flourish.