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 (2409) 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:
Spring,Summer Blooming
 Light Requirements:
Bright; 2500-3500 Footcandles (very bright indirect light)
Intermediate to Cool; 52°F min. to 80°F max.
 Catalog number:2409_600
3" Pot
Blooming Size (mature flowering size plant)
Potted, Moist; 2-3 waterings per week(let dry slightly between waterings)

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