How to grow Eulophia euglossa

Eulophia euglossa growing orchid herbaceous of the genus Eulophia also known as Corduroy orchid, Eulophia euglossa perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant for the flowers, can grow in tropic, subtropical climate or as houseplants and growing in hardiness zone 11+.

Leaves color green in linear color.

Eulophia euglossa flower

Flower color green, purple and white, flowers with five white narrow linear petals and the in the middle white to purple like a dancer

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How to grow Eulophia euglossa growing and care:

Moist soil, well ventilated soil, recommend temperature at day time 22C (71F) – 30C (85F) at night time 10C (50F) – 20C (68F), moist, change old soil, cork soil, bark or bark chip, transparent pot, pot in that will be fit (not too big) room temperature water, clean water (rain water), when change pot need to cut the dead root, need to cork before start to become compost and acid, recommend to use Styrofoam to give air for the root, drained soil, more than 50% humidity

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (it’s hard to grow it from seeds)

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need to change the pots and the roots grow once a year, better not to put it directly in big pot

Planting season:
All year (in places that the winter too cold and the summer to hot better to start in the spring)

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mite

Pruning season:
After bloom

How to prune:
Old yellow leaves, after the bloom cut the stem

Size of the plant:
20-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Most of the year as long given the right temperatures and different between temperature night and the day

General information about the flower:
Green, purple and white, flowers with five white narrow linear petals and the in the middle white to purple like a dancer

Scientific name:

Eulophia euglossa

How to grow Eulophia euglossa

Eulophia euglossa

Eulophia euglossa plant care

Eulophia euglossa flower

Eulophia euglossa blooming information


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Purple flower
  • White flower
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Herbaceous
  • Orchids
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13