Scaphosepalum gibberosum

 (5025) Scaphosepalum-gibberosum
Genus: Scaphosepalum
Species: gibberosum
Indigenous to: Colombia

from an episode of Star Trek, these fascinating and otherworldly blooms are borne successively on spikes that grow in zigzag patterns as they fall off, 2` wide flowers have white lateral Texas Longhorn like sepals that are spotted with maroon where they join the purple lip that has a tongue-like bent projection, spotted yellow column, clumping plants are 4`to 6` tall with paddle shaped leaves.

 Blooming Season:
Always in Bud or Bloom
 Light Requirements:
Shade; 500-1500 Footcandles (indirect low light,slight shadowing)
Intermediate to Cool; 52°F min. to 80°F max.
 Catalog number:5025_2637
 Mount:  Size:  Watering:
4" Basket Blooming Size (mature flowering size plant) Daily Watering/Moist; 5-7 waterings per week
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