Maxillaria cucullata, dark form


Discribed: J. Lindley, 1840
Origin: Mexico to Ecuador
Temperature: 12°-20°C
Water: Once a week water. Mist regularly.
Humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 11 cm pot with fine bark grain.
Morphology: Flowers are 4 to 4,5 cm wide with dark red petals and a black colored lip. The petals are wider open and the leaves are standing strait up.
Flowering season: All year
Flowering time: 3 to 4 weeks
Fragrance: Soft scent