Beautiful Purple pink and creamy white. Calanthe reflexa is a summer blooming plant. Each blossom has five equal-sized tepals and a central three-lobed lip with a long slender spur. The flowering season is over several weeks or months, as each blossom opens up separately on the flower stem. Planting 1. Use of compost rich in humus and pine bark is recommended. 2. Suitable for growing in pots with well-drained substrate. Over retention of water could lead to rotting. 3. Calanthe are semi-rustic and can withstand a minimal temperature of -10Â°C, However, in regions with harsh winters, it is advised to shelter them from frosting. 4.Shades or wind sheltered site out of direct sunlight.