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Dendrobium kingianum
The Pink Rock Orchid ~ Fragrant and Extra Hardy
From rocky cliffs of New South Wales & Queensland, to Coastal California homes and gardens. This hardy, compact growing species is easy to grow and blooms prolifically in many variations of lavender-mauve, shell pink, white, and combinations thereof. We have many specimen sized plants at our nursery, so please inquire if you would like a larger plant.

Dendrobium kingianum
Dendrobium kingianum
Temperature tolerant with a smell as sweet as honey! One of our hardiest orchids, this Australian species is a prolific grower and great bloomer. A terrific orchid for beginners and experts alike! Temperature Tolerant. Winter blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: December 9, 2005
starting at
$15.00
Dendrobium kingianum var. alba
Dendrobium kingianum var. alba
Pure white variety of one of our favorite species! Temperature tolerant with a smell as sweet as honey! One of our hardiest orchids, this Australian species is a prolific grower and great bloomer. A terrific orchid for beginners and experts alike! Temperature Tolerant. February - March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: February 19, 2012
starting at
$17.50
Dendrobium kingianum var. Silcockii
Dendrobium kingianum var. Silcockii
This exceptional form of one of our favorite species is white with brilliant lavender markings on the lip. One of the hardiest, easiest to grow orchids. Temperature Tolerant. February - March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: March 22, 2010
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Albert West'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Albert West'
This is a famous old-time variety of one of our favorite species, the very hardy dendrobium kingianum. This variety has been widely used in breeding because of its all around good quality. Temperature Tolerant. Winter blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: January 20, 2004
starting at
$15.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Connells Point'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Connells Point'
Our darkest Dendrobium kingianum (our picture doesn't do it justice!), and also our latest blooming. Temperature Tolerant. Winter blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: March 30, 2013
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Cupid'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Cupid'
One of the shortest and cutest of the kingianums. A maximum height of only 3-4 inches! Temperature Tolerant. Winter and Spring blooming. Fragrant. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: February 27, 2008
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'David Mitten 3'
Dendrobium kingianum 'David Mitten 3'
An outstanding short form of one of our favorite species. The flowers are shapely bright mauve. As with all dendrobium kingianums, this plant is very hardy and easy to grow. Temperature Tolerant. Winter blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: March 20, 2012
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Hot Lips'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Hot Lips'
This bright form of dendrobium kingianum is known in Australia for its intense red lip. Like many kingianums it makes great small plant covered with a profusion of fragrant mauve flowers. Temperature Tolerant. Winter blooming. Fragrant. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: January 16, 2006
starting at
$35.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Jewel'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Jewel'
An outstanding tinted semi-alba silcockii type. The flowers are larger than average in size, and are of good shape. Temperature Tolerant. March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: March 22, 2012
starting at
$75.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Karl Marx'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Karl Marx'
One of the darkest and most famous varieties of this Australian native. Rather than the usual soft lavender-pink, the color of these flowers is a saturated magenta-violet. On a large specimen plant the flowers produce a light, sweet fragrance. . Temperature Tolerant. March - April blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: March 11, 2014
starting at
$50.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Katherine Banks'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Katherine Banks'
A profuse, fragrant mauve from the Banks family in Australia. Tall stems with high flower counts. Our mother plant has two spikes of sixteen flowers each. Ten to fifteen is typical. Temperature Tolerant. Winter and Spring blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: February 22, 2005
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Little Beauty'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Little Beauty'
A beautiful, tinted, semi-alba variety of one of the most resilient orchids we know. A very profuse bloomer : 'Little Beauty' often has two flower spikes per a bulb! Temperature Tolerant. February blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: January 16, 2014
starting at
$17.50
Dendrobium kingianum 'Midnight Velvet'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Midnight Velvet'
Amongst the darkest of the kingianums. Dark, saturated, purple color on sepals and petals, the lip is purple with a white margin. Light fragrance. Overall height approximately 8". Temperature Tolerant. March - April blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: February 21, 2012
starting at
$75.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Pink Thetis'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Pink Thetis'
A rare shell-pink color form of this Australian native. Adding to its allure is that this is perhaps the most fragrant of all the kingianums, as even a single spike plant will fill a room with its sweet aroma! Like other kingianums, this plant remains compact, and can grow in conditions ranging from those similar to cymbidiums, to those of intermediate growing cattleyas. Temperature Tolerant. February - March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: January 31, 2012
starting at
$50.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Red Bud'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Red Bud'
A very compact-growing form of this Australian species. The flowers are a vibrant and saturated magenta, and a large specimen pruduces a light fragrance. The overall height is only eight inches, measuring from the bottom of the pot to top of the leaves. . Temperature Tolerant. March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: March 14, 2014
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Red Ink No. 2'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Red Ink No. 2'
Unlike many of the other dark magenta kingianums, this one has a taller and more upright spike habit. Lightly fragrant. Temperature Tolerant. April blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: April 3, 2013
starting at
$35.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Red King'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Red King'
This 'Red King' is not red, but it is a an outstanding rich mauve-purple bristling with spikes. Much notable for it's compact size, with no pseudo-bulb ever over 2" tall. A bristling handful of Australian purple! Temperature Tolerant. Winter blooming. Fragrant. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: March 5, 2006
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'San Bar Stripes'
Dendrobium kingianum 'San Bar Stripes'
Whoa! Wild stripes of deep lavender on larger than normal flowers separate this variety from the standard dendrobium kingianum. A wonderful variation of one of our favorite species, and one of the easiest, hardiest orchids to grow. Temperature Tolerant. Winter and Spring blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: February 2, 2008
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'SanBar Profusion'
Dendrobium kingianum 'SanBar Profusion'
This is a very profuse and select variety of this super-easy species. The flowers are a soft, mauve-purple and the lip has dark magenta-purple stripes on white. This plant often has two plumes of flowers per a cane, and is known to deliver year after year. . Temperature Tolerant. February - March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: January 23, 2014
starting at
$17.50
Dendrobium kingianum 'Seasons Greetings'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Seasons Greetings'
This early blooming 'kingi' is in for the new year. In addition to the early season, its fat form and crystalline substance is spotlighted by its eye-catching candy cane lip. A compact grower. Temperature Tolerant. January - February blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: December 23, 2007
starting at
$17.50
Dendrobium kingianum 'Sparkle Plenty'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Sparkle Plenty'
This brilliantly colored cultivar always starts to show color on Valentines Day. It differs from the typical kingianum by its bright, deep purple flowers and its spike habit which holds the flowers well above the foliage. A fine candidate for outdoors (20-100F), or indoors as well, in bright filtered light. Temperature Tolerant. February - March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: February 1, 2013
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Stardust'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Stardust'
Lovely form of this Australian species. Light lavender dusting and striations over base color white. Plant height, in flower, is approximately 14" with the flowers nearly 1.5" across. Lightly fragrant. Temperature Tolerant. February blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: February 19, 2009
starting at
$17.50
Dendrobium kingianum 'Steve', AD/AOC
Dendrobium kingianum 'Steve', AD/AOC
This awarded kingianum distinguishes itself from the others by its silky lavender tepals offset by a solid dark fuschia lip. What it shares with other kingianums is ease of culture, fragrance, and compact size. Temperature Tolerant. February - March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: February 4, 2010
starting at
$35.00
Dendrobium kingianum 'Streaker'
Dendrobium kingianum 'Streaker'
Very nice striation patterns on this variety of one of our favorite orchid species. The petals and sepals have numerous, fine, distinct stripes of lavendar-pink over white, and the lip has broad, bold bands of magenta and white. From the crossing of Dendrobium kingianums 'Speckles' and 'Jeckles', a breeding pair that has produced many nice flowers : this plant is one of the best! . Temperature Tolerant. Winter blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: January 19, 2014
starting at
$25.00
Dendrobium kingianum var. silcockii 'Sue'
Dendrobium kingianum var. silcockii 'Sue'
Our largest flowered semi-alba kingianum. The flowers are crystalline white with the lip heavily marked with violet. The blooms become quite fragrant as they mature. Temperature Tolerant. March blooming. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: March 11, 2013
starting at
$75.00
Dendrobium kingianum mount
Dendrobium kingianum mount
Mounted on cork oak, these make a cute stocking stuffer for your favorite orchidist. Temperature tolerant with a smell as sweet as honey! One of our hardiest orchids, this Australian species is a prolific grower and great bloomer. A terrific orchid for beginners and experts alike! Temperature Tolerant. Species from Australia.
Orchid of the Day: December 12, 2004
starting at
$17.50

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