Maxillaria sophronitis


Discribed: Reichenbach f., 1854
Origin: Venezuela, Colombia
Synonym: Ornithidium sophronitis
Temperatures: 12°-20°C
Water: All year water as long as the roots dry out. Mist regularly
Air humidity: 70-90%
Placement: Halfshade + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 9 cm pot with fine bark.
Morphology: Bright red flowers up to 1,5 cm on every growth. A big plant is truly an eye-catcher.
Flowering season: 10-1
Flowering time: 2 to 3 weeks
Fragrance: no scent