Genus: Maxillaria
Species: elatior
Indigenous to: Mexico
one of Mexico's best Maxillarias, upright climbing growth habit with 2" bulbs with 3-4 basal as well as apical 8" long by 2" wide glossy foliage, short single flowered spikes emerge from maturing growths over several months, the 2" blooms are yellow to red in color with a dark glossy red lip and a contrasting yellow column. (Additional shipping may apply due to size of plant)
Blooming Season:Light:Temperature:Deciduous:
Winter,Spring BloomingBright; 2500-3500 Footcandles (very bright indirect light)Cool,Intermediate to Warm; 40°F min. to 95°F max.(tolerant of extremes,favoring cool)
Fragrant Easy Grower
Catalog number:Mount:Size:Watering:Price:
5018_18065" PotBlooming Size (mature flowering size plant)Potted, Moist; 2-3 waterings per week(let dry slightly between waterings)
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