Monday, 12 October 2015 02:26

Maxillaria picta

Photo Credit: Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

LIGHT   Partial shade
TEMPERATURE   to 
HUMIDTY Moderate humidity is preferred
WATER Moist; 3-5 waterings per week (let dry lightly between waterings)
BLOOM    to    Fragrant blooms from  winter into fall

 

A charming and compact outdoor-grower from Brazil, which has a sweet and slightly pungent fragrance. The flower's base color is butter-yellow with fine, dark burgundy markings on the flower's reverse. Recently re-classified as Brasiliorchis picta. Temperature Tolerant. April blooming. Species from Central America. 

Published in MAXILLARIA SPECIES

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