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Beautiful Sobralia

Sobralia decora

  • Family Name: Orchidaceae
  • Origin: Mexico through Central America
  • Crystalline, pale pink flowers, with rich, rosy-pink centers on 2’ tall canes and broad leaves. Terrestrial, Epiphytic
  • Height: 1’ – 20’
  • Width:  2’ - 10”
  • Water and Fertilizer: Frequent watering through Spring-Summer. Heavy feeders during this time. Fertilizer – 20-10-10 when growing and 0-10-10 when setting flowers.  Can be grown in well drained garden beds.
  • Sun Exposure: Very bright filtered light
  • Bloom Time: Off and on year-round
  • USDA hardiness zones: 9-12, Tolerates winter night temperatures down to 55 degrees

Beautiful Sobralia