Pleione yunnanensis is a species of Pleione found in East Asia.
Plant blooms from winter to spring with a single 9 cm wide flower.
Plant is found growing under shrubs of Rhododendron and Lyonia the pine forest of Yunnan, Sichuan, Guizhou provinces of China; and Myanmar at elevations of 1350 to 3200 meters.
Plant goes dormant in the late fall to early spring. Pot plants in a mix of bark and sphagnum moss, or in 50% peat and 50% perlite. Mix should retain moisture and should be well drained. Plants should be watered constantly during growing season. Stop watering when leaves drop. Plant should be misted lightly and potting media should be kept dried during dormancy in the fall. Keep plant cool from 16° to 75°F during growing season and cold during dormancy form 50° to 25°F. Grow in diffused light and fertilize at half strength during summer.
Common name: The Yunnan Pleione
- Coelogyne yunnanensis Rolfe 1903
- Pleione chiwuana T. Tang & F.T. Wang 1951
- Pleione yunnanensis var. chiwuana (Tang & F.T.Wang) G.Kleinh. ex Torelli & Riccab. 2000