Fruit Trees
Daleys Nursery Catalogue
Welcome! Get Our 34 Page Full Colour Catalogue delivered to you
Yes we delivery
Yes we deliveryCar Park Pickup25 percent off when you pre orderBanana Pack, buy 3 get 1 freeWork with us 2020Choose one of these 4 plants to get 40% off
blog on bare root
Postage Free Fruit Trees
Link to full staock list
Mail order to your door
Ask the forum


Southern Swamp OrchidBotanical Name: Phaius australis

This orchid has flower stems up to 2 m tall and large broad leaves with a pleated appearance, both arising from a fleshy bulb near ground level. The large, showy flowers, with up to 20 per stem, have four petals which are white on the outside and brown with white or yellow veins on the inside. The central tongue of the flower is pink and yellow with lobes slightly curved inwards.

Occurs in Queensland and north-east NSW as far south as Coffs Harbour. Historically, it extended farther south, to Port Macquarie. Swampy grassland or swampy forest including rainforest, eucalypt or paperbark forest, mostly in coastal areas.

ImagePriceAvail.PropagationSizeBuy Options
$14.90 0 Rhizome Pot: 0.75L
Height: 20-30cm
Email Me When Available In Production

or 4 interest-free payments with afterpay_logo Created with Sketch.

Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Learn About Climate Zones

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts?


Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas



Customer Comments on Southern Swamp Orchid

Tree Information on growing, planting, pruning, maintenance, ripening, taste, pick or bonsai tips. But mainly how to grow a Southern Swamp Orchid Share Your Advice or ask questions on our Forum

Southern Swamp Orchid

We grow these in Hobart. They thrived under a cumquat shrub outside in the cold however didn't flower until we brought it inside over winter. Beautiful. | Kevin - Claremont, Tas 09-Aug-2019
Share Your Tip
Your Tip on: Southern Swamp Orchid
My Full Name:
My State
My Email: (Kept Private)
  Tips Policy & Guide

Southern Swamp Orchid

Customer Feedback
Create Your Own My Edible Backyard Page and your feedback will appear here.