Pleione 'Tongariro' is a beautiful terrestrial orchid with dark pinkish purple flowers with prominent yellow ridges, dark spots and fringe edged labellum. It frequently produces two flowers per stem. This is a stunning container plant that should be kept frost free and dry in winter. The bulbs sit on the surface of the soil and will increase in time. Registered in the International Orchid Register by I. Butterfield in 1981 as a cross between Pleione 'Versailles' x Pleione pleionoides.