Philippine Orchid: Medinilla Magnifica - Exquisite Rose Grape Plant with Showy Pink Lanterns - Malaysian Orchid Variety
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Introducing the Medinilla Magnifica, a botanical masterpiece that exudes a regal charm and unparalleled sophistication. With its opulent foliage and cascades of vibrant pink blossoms, this houseplant brings tropical splendour to any interior setting. Hailing from the lush landscapes of the Philippines, the Medinilla Magnifica is a showstopper that demands attention and admiration.
Caring for this remarkable plant is a delightful endeavour, suitable for both seasoned green thumbs and budding enthusiasts. To ensure its health and vitality, here are some essential care tips:
To witness the Medinilla Magnifica's glorious blooms, provide it with bright, indirect light and maintain a high level of humidity. Encourage its growth and flowering prowess by using our very own happy houseplants vegan plant food, a balanced fertilizer that nourishes the plant on a monthly basis.
When it comes to lighting requirements, position the Medinilla Magnifica in a spot where it can bask in bright, filtered light. Shield it from direct sun exposure, as excessive sunlight can scorch its delicate leaves. For optimal results, a north or east-facing window is ideal. Remember that inadequate light and high temperatures may cause bud drop, so finding the perfect balance is key.
Temperature-wise, the Medinilla Magnifica thrives in warm environments, with temperatures ranging between 18°C and 24°C (65°F and 75°F). Embracing humidity, misting its leaves regularly or employing a humidity tray nearby will create the perfect microclimate for this plant to flourish.
When it comes to watering, maintain consistent moisture in the soil without overwatering. Only water the plant when the top inch of the soil feels dry, ensuring proper drainage by using a well-draining potting mix and a container with drainage holes.
To nourish its growth and encourage abundant blooms, feed the Medinilla Magnifica with a water-soluble, balanced fertilizer specifically formulated for flowering houseplants. Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer, applying the fertilizer during the active growing season (spring and summer).
Pruning is essential for maintaining the plant's aesthetic appeal and stimulating new growth. Remove spent flowers and any dead or yellowing leaves. Pruning can be performed after the blooming period or throughout the year.
In terms of height, the Medinilla Magnifica can reach up to an impressive 3 feet, although most plants typically grow to around 2 feet tall.
SIZE W14CM X H30CM
Now, let's explore some styling ideas to truly showcase the Medinilla Magnifica's magnificence:
- Allow the Medinilla Magnifica to command attention by placing it as a standalone focal point in a room. Its sheer size and striking flowers will instantly elevate the ambience, captivating all who behold it.
- Transform your space into a tropical oasis by pairing the Medinilla Magnifica with other lush green plants like ferns, palms, or philodendrons. This combination brings the essence of the rainforest into your home, creating a soothing and serene environment.
- Create a botanical display by arranging the Medinilla Magnifica alongside other flowering plants or botanical elements, such as framed floral artwork or pressed flowers. This cohesive and visually stunning arrangement celebrates the beauty of nature in all its glory.
- Showcase the Medinilla Magnifica's cascading flowers by placing it on a high shelf or suspending it from a ceiling hook. This vertical positioning allows the flowers to gracefully cascade downward, infusing your living space with an elegant touch.
- Opt for a statement planter that complements the Medinilla Magnifica's vibrant flowers or striking foliage. Choose containers with bold colours or unique textures to create a visually captivating arrangement.
- Transform a corner of your home into an indoor garden nook by grouping the Medinilla Magnifica with other plants of varying heights, textures, and colours. Enhance the ambience with decorative elements like pebbles, moss, or fairy lights, creating a haven of natural beauty.
Remember to provide ample space for the Medinilla Magnifica to grow and flourish, as it has the potential to reach impressive sizes. Regularly rotate the plant to ensure even exposure to light, promoting balanced growth.
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The Medinilla Magnifica is currently available in a pot size of 17cm in diameter, with a plant height of 30cm from the bottom of the nursery pot to the top of the plant.
Before making a purchase, we kindly ask you to review our policy regarding dropped buds. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds specifically for dropped buds on Medinilla plants. While we strive to ensure the best possible condition during shipping, open and closed bud drops can occur due to various natural factors, such as environmental changes. It's important to note that bud drop is a natural occurrence and does not indicate any underlying issues with the plant's health or vitality. The Medinilla plant is resilient and will produce new flowers over time. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation regarding this condition of sale.
Rest assured, our plants are meticulously selected and supplied in plastic nursery pots to ensure their safety during transportation. This allows you the freedom to choose a decorative pot that perfectly complements your aesthetic preferences. Experience the allure and uniqueness of the Medinilla Magnifica, also known as the Philippine Orchid, and bring a touch of natural elegance to your indoor space.