"Phalaenopsis" forms a low compact bush that is nearly always in bloom.
The bright pink, single, cupped, flowers are distinctive, both for their color and for the white eye around the golden stamen area.
"Phalaenopsis" is a found rose that was named for its resemblance to the flowers of the Phalaenopsis orchid. It forms a compact upright bush with large showy sprays of cerise-pink, single, small (2") flowers that repeat throughout the growing season.
"Phalaenopsis" is very attractive in mass plantings, and it may also be grown in containers.
"Phalaenopsis" is a found rose that was introduced by the Antique Rose Emporium in 1988.
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|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 3 ' to 4 ' Width: 1 ' to 2 '
"Phalaenopsis" forms a compact bush 3' to 4' high.
The foliage is matt green with little sheen.
C - Continuous. " Phalaenopsis" starts blooming early spring (late March in the Texas Hill Country), and repeats reliably throughout the growing season. The spring and fall blooms are best.
| Flower Size: 1.00" to 1.00" Cluster Size: 5 to 7 Petal Count: 5 to 5 |
"Phalaenopsis" flowers are single, cupped, and medium-sized (2-1/2"). They occur in large clusters above the foliage.
PB - Pink Blend. "Phalaenopsis" blooms are bright pink with a white eye surrounding the prominent golden stamen area.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
SF - Slightly Fragrant. "Phalaenopsis" has a very light fragrance.
Zones 7 - 9
"Phalaenopsis" is prefers a sunny location, but it is very hardy and does not seem to mind poor soils and moderate neglect.
"Phalaenopsis" may be propagated by cuttings.
"Phalaenopsis" makes a good specimen for a large container, and it is also very effective in mass plantings.
"Phalaenopsis" was found in Copeland, Texas.
Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1998 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1998, p. 8.