Trichopilia marginata


Described: Henfr., 1851-52
Synonyms: Trichopilia coccinea
Origin: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia.
Temperature: 15°-26°C
Water: Once a week water. Less water in winter, almost compleet dry.
Humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Potted in a 12 cm pot with fine bark and perlite.
Morphology: Once in bloom this orchid surprise you with 10 cm large flowers, rimmed petals and deep maroon colors..
Flowering season: April, May.
Flowering time: +/- 4 weeks.
Fragrance: Strong scent.