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Zygopetalum - triste
Genus: Zygopetalum
Species: triste
Indigenous to: Brazil
a lovely small member of this genus, subterranean 1" bulbs produce numerous dark green 10" leaves, basal 10" spikes emerge from maturing growths carrying up to 6 stunning 2 1/2" flowers, sepals and petals are dark chocolate brown with a wide flaring hot pink lip, flowers best in very bright light.
Growing Tip:Needs bright light.
 Blooming Season: Light: Temperature: Deciduous:
Spring,Summer BloomingBright; 2500-3500 Footcandles (very bright indirect light)Intermediate to Cool; 52°F min. to 80°F max.
 Catalog number: Mount: Size: Watering: Price:
2409_6003" PotBlooming Size (mature flowering size plant)Potted, Moist; 2-3 waterings per week(let dry slightly between waterings)
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