Garden Orchid Calanthe Garden Orchid Calanthe Garden Orchid Calanthe Garden Orchid Calanthe
Garden Orchid Calanthe
Garden Orchid Calanthe
Garden Orchid Calanthe
Garden Orchid Calanthe

Garden Orchid Calanthe

Now you can grow orchids outside in the garden, on your terrace or balcony!
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Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Shade
Winter Hardy
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
  • Create a tropical paradise! Fill your garden with exuberant, exotic blooms from your own hardy garden orchids.
  • Easy to grow! Bred to be perfectly at home in UK gardens, this new generation of hybrids are long flowering with good growth, are completely hardy and best of all affordable.
  • Reliable - Much more resilient and vigorous than the species previously offered for sale, these garden orchids will grow and bloom in any garden, on the patio or your balcony too.
  • Winter hardy down to -10°C, Garden Orchids will bring a tropical touch to your own garden and can be grown by anyone, with or without a garden.
  • Supplied as a single plant in a 12cm pot*
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Product Description

Have you ever thought about exotic your garden would look if you could orchids outside? Well now you can with these exuberant, hardy garden orchids. Easy to grow, and winter hardy, Garden Orchids will bring a tropical touch to your own garden.

Bred to be perfectly at home in UK gardens, this new generation of hybrids are long flowering with good growth, are completely hardy and best of all affordable. Aditionally, because they are commercially grown, we can guarantee that no wild colonies have been plundered!

Calanthe (also known as the Christmas Orchid) is easy to keep in the garden with temperatures as low as -10°C, becoming dormant over the winter before returning each spring with its display of amazing, tropical flowers. This selection of hybrid Calanthe produces spectacular candelabra-like, scented blooms in a huge range of colours from yellow through to deep red which last for up to 12 weeks.

Much more resilient and vigorous than the species previously offered for sale, these garden orchids will grow and bloom in any garden, on the patio or your balcony too, growing well in an average garden soil as long as a few simple requirements are met. This hardy perennial plant naturalises when happy and will come back bigger and better each year with its fabulous flowers, even in the darkest corner of your garden as it thrives in shade!

In contrast to other winter-hardy Orchids, the leaves of Calanthe remain green through the winter. Cut the old leaves with secateurs in March, taking care to avoid the new shoots as they emerge. Flowers will follow in May on one or more stems*

Easy to maintain for all types of gardener whatever your level of experience, Calanthe is real Orchid for the garden!

*Please note that as we supply plants without flower, we cannot guarantee the colour that you will receive.

What Is Supplied

Item 560590 supplied as:
Supplied as a single plant in a 12cm pot*

Plant Information

Top Tips

Calanthe can be planted in the garden without a problem, and also make exceptional specimens on a terrace or balcony in a pot. Keep in mind to use a pot with a diameter of 30-40cm in order to have enough place for the new shoots to emerge the following spring.

Care Guide

  • Plant Calanthe in a sunny, semi-shaded place in the garden, but avoid direct sunlight.
    The leaves remain on the plant in the winter and can be covered with straw to protect them from frost.
  • Calanthe is winter hardy down to -10°C although when severe frost is forecast, we recommend protecting the plant with an extra layer of compost. Potted plants can be moved to an unheated shed or garage.
  • Plant in well-drained, humus-rich soil, making sure that there is adequate drainage. When planting, incorporate some orchid compost through the existing soil in the planting hole to open it up.
  • Keep plants well-watered. Calanthe likes the soil to be moist and well drained. Do not allow to stand in water.
  • Feed in March with a controlled release fertilizer in tablet form.
  • Calanthe flowers from May. In ideal circumstances plants may flower for up to 12 weeks. The plant develops several stems with 6 – 12 flowers each.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
45cm
45cm

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Good service and good website and arrived within the stated time only downside was deliverey was left at my front door and as per instruction on box.
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Looking good on arrival planted let's see what happens
Review Submitted: 25/06/2019 - 12:18:31
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I was delivered the hardy orchid and very disappointed to find that the flower stem, which was in full bud was snapped in half. No orchids for me this year then.
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When delivered the flower stem which was in full bud was snapped in half.
Review Submitted: 23/05/2019 - 06:52:55
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I had a bad experience with the 2 deliveries of the garden orchids, both deliveries were by Yodel. Both boxes of plants were thrown over my 7ft gate into my garden. In the first box the plants were broken and out of the soil, the second box the plants were damaged and out of the soil. On both occasions I contacted Garden Bargains to complain. I will not be ordering from them again as they use this very bad delivery company.
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Extremely bad delivery company. Plants thrown over my garden garden gate and were damaged.
Review Submitted: 22/05/2019 - 16:16:21
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