Peacock Orchids

Can Peacock Orchids, not planted this year, be grown indoors through the winter and/or force bloomed?

Zone 97023 or 30705 | Anonymous added on October 7, 2019 | Answered

Received bulbs,early spring but was traveling so they've been across country and back, some actually started to sprout in the bag so was wondering if they needed to dry/rest before attempting to plant.

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Answered on October 10, 2019

Thank you for sending us your gardening question. Peacock orchids are part of the gladiolus family. Since you are in a zone where they can be left inground over winter, I would plant them as soon as possible. (Not sure why you gave 2 zones, the second zone they need to be lifted for winter).

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