Haemaria discolor/Jewel Orchid

Haemaria discolor / Haemaria discolor
Attractive, velvety variegated foliage
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Attractive, velvety variegated foliage

Colorful foliage

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Scientific Name: Haemaria discolor
Common Name: Jewel Orchid
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This orchid is grown primarily for its attractive, velvety, variegated foliage although it does produce clusters of small white flowers in late winter to early spring. Flowers last for a long time. Relatively easy to grow. Tolerates shaded conditions quite well, consequently can be grown indoors. Easily propagated by cuttings.