Maxillaria variabilis, red form


Discribed: (Bateman ex Lindley) M.A. Blanco & Carnevali, (2007)
Origin: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Venezuela
Synonyms: Maxillariella variabilis, Maxillaria angustifolia, Maxillaria curtipes
Temperatures: 8°-19°C
Water: water weekly + befog daily
Air humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Potted in a 9 cm pot with fine bark.
Morphology: This red form of Maxillaria variabilis has 1.5 to 1.8 cm large flowers in dark red to dark brown colours.
Flowering season: All year.
Flowering time: 3 to 4 weeks
Fragrance: Mild scent