Calanthe discolor is a species of orchid. It is native to Japan.

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Calanthe discolor is a species of orchid. It is native to Japan.

By Mary Ellen Ellis Orchids are beautiful and exotic flowers, but for most people they are strictly indoor plants. These delicate air plants were mostly built for the tropics and don’t tolerate cold weather or freezes. But there are some zone 9 orchids that you can get away with growing in your garden to add that tropical feel. Can You Grow Orchids in Zone 9? While many varieties of orchids are truly tropical, you can find several that are cold hardy and that can easily grow in your zone 9 garden. What you will find, though, is that most of these temperate varieties of garden orchids are terrestrial rather than epiphytes. Unlike their tropical gardens that don’t require soil, many of the cold hardy varieties need to be planted in soil. Orchid Varieties for Zone 9 Gardens When growing orchids in zone 9, it is important to find the right

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