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Phalaenopsis Champion Lightning

Family Name: Orchidaceae

Phalaenopsis Champion Lightning is an orchid hybrid from parents Phalaenopsis Mount Lip and Phalaenopsis New Angel. It has white petals with light purple streaks at the margins. This beauty can be grown in indirect light with occasional misting. During Lunar New Year, the Chinese believe that decorating the home in shades of red brings good fortune. Consider getting this lovely orchid to celebrate the festive spirit!

Semi-Shade Moderate Water Occasional Misting Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Flowers Herbaceous

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Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
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Species Summary

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant

Biogeography

Preferred Climate Zone Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal

Description and Ethnobotany

Flowers White petals with purple streaks at the margin. The flowers last for up to 3 months if given optimum conditions. 
Taxonomy Hybrid between Phalaenopsis Mount Lip and Phalaenopsis New Angel

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Landscape Uses Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
Planting Remarks Prefers cooler temperatures for growth and for initiation of flowering (25'c and below would be ideal). Good for air conditioned rooms and offices
Fertilizing Feed regularly with liquid fertilizers/ blends for orchids
Propagation Method Tissue Culture

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Master ID 32466
Species ID 6878
Flora Disclaimer The information in this website has been compiled from reliable sources, such as reference works on medicinal plants. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and NParks does not purport to provide any medical advice. Readers should always consult his/her physician before using or consuming a plant for medicinal purposes.
Species record last updated on: 10 February 2021.
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