Dendrobium kingianum

Dendrobium kingianum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergDendrobium kingianum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergDendrobium kingianum - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Dendrobium (Den) contains 1200 species from all parts of Asia and the Pacific. Some like a dry winter rest, all like to dry out between watering. Flowers are long lasting.

Dendrobium kingianum grows in eastern Australia. It is fragrant, needs bright light and a dry winter rest. It can be grown outdoors with Cymbidiums.

This plant is potted in rock in a 5 1/2-inch clay pot. There are 18 pseudobulbs and the plant stands 9 inches above the pot.

04/09/2011 - Bloomed, Blog entry

04/20/2010 - Division of another plant.

TRIBE: Dendrobieae     SUBTRIBE: Dendrobiinae