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Satyrium

Satyrium spp.

Satyrium erectum Ground orchid Pienktrewwa Near Ceres, Western Cape 0404 by JonRichfield (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Advanced care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

This plant has no fragrance

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Satyrium Overview

Satyrium is a genus of terrestrial orchids species, that include about 85 full species. They have a distinct dormant season that is species and origin dependent. The Saturium genus is named after the Greek mythology's satyre who was half man and half goat - probably because the flower have significant 2 longer petals (horns) on the flowers.

Common problems with Satyrium

Generally problem free

    How to harvest Satyrium

    Generally not harvested

    How to propagate Satyrium

    Division

    Occasionally clumps of plants can be divided.

    Seed

    See propagation requires a specialist laboratory.

    Special features of Satyrium

    Drought resistant

    Attracts useful insects

    Very spesific pollinators for every orchid specie!

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