This evergreen Japanese species has very large, bright yellow flowers in spring that are often sweetly fragrant. It is the showiest species in bloom. Rare but easy to grow. Virus-free plants from flasked seedlings. Vigorous blooming size plants. Calanthes are hardy terrestrial orchids for classic shade garden conditions. They are relatively easy to grow in rich, well-drained soils in part shade.
Asia - China and Japan
Forests, woodlands and shaded places.