Phaius flavus


Described: (Blume) J. Lindley, 1856
Origin: From the Himalayas to Islands in the Pacific.
Synonym: Phaius maculatus
Temperature: 15°-28°C
Water: Once a week water. Let roots dry out between waterings. Mist regularly.
Humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Half to full shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in medium bark in a 13 cm pot.
Morphology: A large terrestrial orchid with cylindrical bulbs and spotted leaves. Flowers appear on a erect spike 80 cm high.
Flowering season: February to April.
Flowering time: 4 to 5 weeks.
Fragrance: Sweet scent.