ORIGIN: This is a Peruvian, large sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte found along railway embankments and on limestone rocks or epiphyte with the pseudobulbs protected by leaves or grass and the flowers and leaves held in full sun around 2000 to 3000 meters in altitude.
DESCRIPTION: This is a Peruvian, large sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte found along railway embankments and on limestone rocks or epiphyte with the pseudobulbs protected by leaves or grass and the flowers and leaves held in full sun around 2000 to 3000 meters in altitude with oblong-ovoid, sulcate pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, long petiolate, plicate, elliptic-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring in cultivation and the fall in situ on a several at once, erect, to 7 [17.5 cm] long, inflorescence with pendant, apple scented, waxy flowers and is found in wet montane forests with a distinct drier winter.
FLOWER SIZE: To about 4 1/2 inch [to 11.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Author is Ken Slump, posted 25 days ago
A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower
IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug...
Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 2 months ago
Flower Boosters Florida 2018
by Roy Tokunaga Email: [email protected]
Definition: Anything that will empower my Orchid to spike more reliably with maximum flowers. It can be cultu...
Have Local Orchids to Sell or Trade?
Author is Sys Admin, posted 7 months ago
Do you have divisions of plants you would like to sell or trade but do not have the resources to ship? With the ORCHIDS.ORG "local pickup only" option, you can post plants for sale or trade but sp...
Water: The Most Important Nutrient
Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 7 months ago
We take water for granted. It falls out of the sky. It flows from the faucet. Oahu city water is considered good for growing Orchids. We use it without thought or concern.
If you study orch...