Encyclia quesneliana

Common Name: Quesnel's Encyclia

Native to: Brazil.

Plant Size: Medium. The upright, narrow 4 inch (10 cm) tall pseudobulbs produce two or three upright, tongue-shaped leaves that grow to 12 inches (30 cm).

Flower Size: 2 inches (5 cm)

Flower Description: Strikingly bright and colorful. Flower color ranges from white to magenta. Some plants have rose color flowers. Only a few flowers are produced per growth.

Bloom Season: Summer?

Growing Temperature: Warm to Intermediate.

Additional Information: This species is closely related to Encyclia dichroma. Grow mounted on cork slabs or grow in a slatted basket. Provide warm Cattleya growing conditions and provide a little more light. Plants can be hung higher up in the greenhouse to provide additional light.

Synonyms: Epidendrum roseum; Epidendrum jenischianum; Epidendrum dichromum var. amabile; Epidendrum dichromum var. striatum; Epidendrum conspicum; Epidendrum amabile; Epidendrum ortgesii; Encyclia amabilis; Encyclia ortgesii; Encyclia conspicua; Encyclia jenischiana; Encyclia ghillanyi; Epidendrum amabile


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