Though there are only about fifty species contained within this genus of orchid, it is considered a very important orchid variety as it has some of the most impressive flowers. This genus contains on...
|Bright, indirect light.|
|Water thoroughly but allow media to dry between waterings. Plants use more water while flowering.|
|Optimal temperature between 69-89F (20-32C).|
|½ strength balanced fertilizer every 30 days during spring and summer only.|
|When blooms fade, cut off the spike ½ inch above where it projects from the foliage. With continued care, the plant should grow and bloom annually.|
Orchids and bromeliads are some of the easiest plants to grow... but that doesn't mean you don't have questions! We're happy to lend a hand... or, in this case, a thumb.
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