This orchid is a genus of twenty species native to Central America. Flowers are fragrant with spots and stripes of purple, green and brown.
LIGHT: Bright, filtered light. Dark green leaves indicate that it’s not getting enough light.
WATER: Once a week, more often in warmer weather and less in the winter. Never allow the plant to stand in water.
FERTILIZER: Feed every two weeks with a high nitrogen fertilizer from January to July. Use a low nitrogen fertilizer every two weeks from August to December.
TEMPERATURE: Prefers cooler temps, but above 45 degrees. May be kept outside as long as there is no chance of frost.