Species: Dryadella cristata
Native to: Colombia
Temperature preferences: Warm to cool growing
Water preferences: Medium to high moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Epiphytic
General Information and Care: Dryadella cristata is a great miniature orchid for terrarium culture. The leaves typically will not exceed 2.5â and usually stay in the 2â range. They are a pale green, though under higher light can take on some pink and purple. This species also seems to be fine in lower light though, just a bit slower growing. The flowers on this species are quite amazing to see. They emerge from the base of the leaves and are a base of a yellow translucent coloration with pink stripe highlights.
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 7
Shipped Size: Blooming size division, may be mounted or unmounted.