Species: Masdevallia zahlbrueckneri
Native to: Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia
Temperature preferences: Hot to cool growing
Water preferences: Medium to high moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Epiphytic
General Information and Care: Masdevallia zahlbrueckneri is a species that loves the warm temperatures of a terrarium, however it appreciates being in a well shaded location. This species typically has 2-5" leaves that are about ½" in width. The flowers are typically ¾" and are a base of off white to pale yellow with dark red accents.
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 5
Shipped Size: Blooming size division, may be mounted or unmounted.
This is a great orchid for humid vivariums! So far I've bought 3 and they're all doing very well. I haven't had one bloom yet but the leaves alone make this a beautiful little epyphitic orchid!