This is one of our favorites, due to the unique coloration of the leaves. If this orchid is provided slightly brighter conditions, they blush a purple/pink color. As it is an orchid however, it does prefer less light than bromeliads and should be placed further away from a lighting fixture in a vivarium to meet it's temperature requirements. Blooms are small and pink. Blooms often and frequently!
Endemic to: Guyana, Venezuela, Bolivia, and Brazil
Temperature: Cold to Cool (55˚F – 65˚F night average)
Placement: Terrestrial or Epiphytic
Blooms: Year Round
Shipped Size: Blooming size in 2" pot
Orchids are a rewarding plant to grow in a terrarium or vivarium, and we try to select species that have unique foliage and flowers. The average night temperatures are approximate, and most of the species we carry are a bit forgiving unless otherwise noted.
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