Cymbidium Species
Stephen Early


Cymbidium suavissimum

This species has only been collected once and all plants in cultivation have come form that collection.  The scape is usually about 50 cm long with about 50  sweetly fruit scented flowers 3.5 cm across.


We grow and flower this species under shadecloth in Melbourne. It flowers in February for us.


Reported to be evergreen , tropical, lower montane forest.


N Burma, North West Vietnam, 800 - 1000m

Primary Hybrids

suavissimum x aloifolium = Sweet Alo
suavissimum x canaliculatum =
Sweet Can
suavissimum x devonianum =
Miss Tuffet
suavissimum x madidum =
Mad Sweets

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