Wednesday, 14 October 2015 15:21

Maxillaria schunkeana

 

LIGHT Partial shade
TEMPERATURE to
HUMIDTY moderate humidity
WATER Moist/Dry; 2-4 waterings per week (let dry between waterings) 
BLOOM    Blooms summer perhaps into early fall

 

This Maxillaria's claim to fame is the deep-purple reddish bloom that almost appears as a "true black" flower.  Some claim the flower to be fragrant and others add that a mature thriving specimen can flower all year long.

Published in MAXILLARIA SPECIES

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