This native terrestrial orchid produces basal rosettes of striking silvery-veined evergreen foliage. Small white flowers are borne on single slender stems about 6 to 10 inches tall in late summer.
CareThis easy-to-grow, hardy orchid requires shade and rich, well-drained soil that is slightly acidic. Mulch with composted hardwood bark or conifer needles.
PropagationDivide rhizomes in spring once the plant is established.
ProblemsAphids, spider mites, and mealybugs.
- Genus : Goodyera
- Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Moisture : Dry to Medium
- Maintenance : Low
- Light : Partial Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Bloom Time : Summer
- Flower Color : White