Pleione aurita also known as Pleione chunii for a brief time, is the most beautiful and valuable species of the genus with substantial, deep pink petals of heavy texture around a very substantial, broad pink lip. The mouth flares open to reveal a white base with a deep yellow crest and beard.
Flowering in Spring. Height 6"- 12'.
Prefers filtered sunlight or morning sun. Well-drained soil, high in organic matter. Due to small root system, they require regular watering during flowering season.