The genus Cymbidium has some fifty or so species distributed throughout Asia and south to Australia. Cymbidium orchids have been cultivated in China and Japan for centuries, where they are also valued for their spiritual and medicinal purposes. Many cymbidiums are terrestrial which means they grow on the ground. If you live in California or Florida, cymbidiums can be planted in the ground outside to be enjoyed for many years to come. Many can last in your collection for a lifetime. Our cymbidums are grown in large one gallon containers as mature hardy plants.