Schomburgkia moyobambae

Native to: Bolivia and Peru.

Plant Size: Large. Schomburgkia moyobambae is a large plant with fusiform pseudobulbs. Each growth has two tongue-shaped dark green leaves.

Flower Size: 1.5 inches (4 cm)

Flower Description: Schomburgkia moyobambae has rose colored petals and sepals. Many flowers are clustered at the tip of a 36 inch (1 m) long arching flower spike. Mature plants can have 20 to 25 flowers on each blooming growth.

Bloom Season: Spring

Growing Temperature: Warm

Additional Information: Schomburgkia moyobambae is a warm to hot growing species that needs a slatted wood basket or driftwood mount for best results. Water daily during the summer and periods of active growth, less in winter. Provide more light than Cattleya orchids prefer. Robust.

Synonyms: Laelia moyobambae


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