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Dendrobium chrysoloxum/Dai Orchid, Fried Egg Orchid

Dendrobium chrysoloxum / Dendrobium chrysoloxum
A spray of yellow flowers with oragne centers
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A spray of yellow flowers with oragne centers

Blooms in warm months of growing cycle

Individual flowers last a week or more

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Scientific Name: Dendrobium chrysoloxum
Common Name: Dai Orchid, Fried Egg Orchid
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants with Fragrance
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Can grow with abundant moisture or where it is mdry for half the year or more. Many yellow flowers are produced in spring and summer and they have a delightful, mango-like fragrance. Where light is bright this species makes a good choice for indoors. Grows in deciduous trees and is adapted to sun or shade for this reason.