Restrepia elegans on cork
Discribed: H. Karst, 1847
Origin: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.
Synonyms: Restrepia erythroxantha
Temperatures: 10°- 20°C
Water: Weekly. Mist daily.
Air humidity: 80 - 90%
Placement: Full shade position + good ventilation.
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Mounted on a slab of cork..
Morphology: 1,6 to 2,4 cm large flowers sprouting out above the leaves. Stays small and grows compact. Ideal for a cool terrarium.
Flowering season: September to January.
Flowering time: 4 to 8 days
Fragrance: No scent