Saturday, 17 October 2015 01:36

Epicyclia Mabel Kanda

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(Epidendrum cordigera (Epi. cordigera)) × Epidendrum paniculatum (syn. Epidendrum floribundum)


LIGHT    to     Partial to full direct sun
TEMPERATURE  to   warm to intermediate
HUMIDTY Relative humidity of 50 percent or higher
WATER Keep moist during growing season, allow for a winter rest
BLOOM to   Fragrant (sweet), blooms from spring into summer and mature plants a second bloom in fall


Small to medium sized tightly clumping plants that flower in the fall and spring on newly matured growths. The flowers are 1.5 inches across and occur on branching upright inflorescences that may hold 40+ flowers once mature. Large plants flower 2 times a year and rapidly form large specimens once provided with the proper care and plentiful fertilizer.


Congratulations Miki I. for earning honorable mention with her specimen at the October 2015 NVOS meeting.



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