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 (2939) Ludisia (Haemaria)-discolor
Genus: Ludisia (Haemaria)
Species: discolor
Indigenous to: Burma

most well-known"Jewel Orchid" noted for its ease of culture, a very attractive plant with a freely branching reddish rhizome, produces rossettes of velvety 3" leaves colored dark green verging on black with reddish undersides, leaves have intense longitudinal pink venation with fine interlocking veins, 18" spikes carry a cylindrical head of up to 2 dozen contorted odd-looking but very attractive white blooms with bright-yellow pollen caps, thrives on standard care, very fragrant

 Blooming Season:
Winter Blooming
 Light Requirements:
Shade; 500-1500 Footcandles (indirect low light,slight shadowing)
 Temperature:
Intermediate to Warm; 58°F min. to 88°F max.
 Deciduous:
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MiniatureMiniature
FragrantFragrant
Easy GrowerEasy Grower
JewelJewel
VivariumVivarium
 Catalog number:2939_1112
 Mount:
4" Pot
 Size:
Blooming Size (mature flowering size plant)
 Watering:
Potted, Moist; 2-3 waterings per week(let dry slightly between waterings)
 Price:

 (3456) Ludisia (Haemaria)-discolor (dark form)
Genus: Ludisia (Haemaria)
Species: discolor (dark form)
Indigenous to: Burma

the very first true species orchid I ever got at age of 8 (thanks Ed!) this"Jewel Orchid" is noted for its ease of culture, a very attractive plant with a freely branching reddish rhizome, produces rossettes of velvety 3" leaves colored dark green verging on black with reddish undersides, leaves have intense single longitudinal central pink vein,14" spikes carry a cylindrical head of up to 2 dozen contorted odd-looking but very attractive white blooms with bright-yellow pollen caps - these are divisions of that very plant I got in 1971, very fragrant

 Blooming Season:
Winter Blooming
 Light Requirements:
Shade; 500-1500 Footcandles (indirect low light,slight shadowing)
 Temperature:
Intermediate to Warm; 58°F min. to 88°F max.
 Deciduous:
--
MiniatureMiniature
FragrantFragrant
Easy GrowerEasy Grower
JewelJewel
VivariumVivarium
 Catalog number:3456_8865
 Mount:
2" Pot
 Size:
Near Blooming Size (should flower within the year)
 Watering:
 Price:


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