Brassavola cucullata


Described: (L.) R. Br., 1813
Origin: From Mexico all over central America and northern South America up to French Guiana and Peru.
Temperature: 17°-28°C
Water: Once a week water. Mist frequently.
Humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Mounted in a hanging basket.
Morphology: The largest of the Brassavola genus. Flowers can grow up to 17 cm. They appear on a short stem from the junction were a single tubular leaf and the terete stem meet.
Flowering season: All year.
Flowering time: 3 to 4 weeks.
Fragrance: Musty-soap scent.