Masdevallia atahualpa


Described: C. Luer, 1982
Origin: Peru
Temperature: 12°-21°C
Water: Once a week water. Let roots dry out between waterings. Mist regularly.
Humidity: 60-70%
Placement: Half to full shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: 1 year from a flowering size plant. Cultivated in fine bark in a 6 cm pot.
Morphology: We have now seedlings from this fairly new species. Flowers are 3 cm in size and appear on a short spike close to the fleshy leaves.
Flowering season: April to June.
Flowering time: +/- 2 weeks.
Fragrance: Mild scent.