Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis sp. - Wtihout Flower | SS
- Type: Hybrid
- Fragrance: No
- Flower Size: Small (4-6cm)
- Flower Colour: Purplish Green
- Conditions: Intermediate to warm
- Plant Size: Seedling
- Pot Size: 8cm
- Potting Media: Pine bark
- Available: Without spikes or buds or flowers
- Growing Tips:
- Batch code: BB-0318-S005
Short Description: Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis is a species. The largest of the Bulbophyllums. It gets the name from having foliage that is similar to Phalaenopsis, not flowers. Its flowers' fragrance is that of rotting meat that attracts flies which pollinate them. These plants when large and mature are extremely expensive. Can even get priced at a few lakhs. extremely rare.
Phalaenopsis orchids can be grown as indoor plants as long as they get sufficient amount of light & air circulation. Please be careful with the watering as the medium retains too much moisture. Touch and feel the medium, only when partially dry water the plant. The medium could take up to a week to dry.
Please refer plant pictures for size reference.
Note: Colors, patterns & size of the flowers can vary due to the variations produced by hybrids or species. The flower pictures are only for illustration purpose, the actual flower count and size could vary depending on age and growing conditions. There are chances that the buds/flowers could dry up in transit during Shipping after packing. The local climatic conditions and the nutrition given can affect the brightness & colour intensity of flowers. While we make every effort to match the actual colours of the flowers, the photographs may not be the exact representation, due to different monitor setting.