Sobralia macrantha


Described: J. Lindley, 1836
Origin: Central America.
Temperature: 12°-22°C
Water: Once a week water. During hot and dry times twice a week. Mist frequently.
Humidity: 60-70%
Placement: Half full to full shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: 2 years from a flowering size plant. Potted in medium bark in a 13 cm pot.
Morphology: Seedlings from a rosea form crossed with an alba form. We do expect 20 cm large flowers in white or pink colors. This plant grows tall like a bamboo up to 1,60 meter. Flowers appear on top of the canes.
Flowering season: May to August.
Flowering time: 6 to 10 days. Large plants produce up to 3 flowers in succession on the same cane.
Fragrance: Honey or grass scented.