Zygonisia Murasakikomachi (3.5” pot blooming size)
New warmth tolerant Zygopetalum hybrid! The family tree of this really nice orchid is 75% Aganisia cyanea, a species from the Amazon basin where temperatures are warm to hot year round. Therefore it will grow under much warmer conditions that typical Zygopetalum hybrids. The name is a mouthful, but is apparently the full first and last name of a Japanese individual all run together, so if you separate it into Muraskai Komachi, it is a little easier to pronounce. Like other orchids in this group, flower spikes emerge with developing new growths and carry three to five good sized violet blue flowers with a white lip overlaid in a brighter shade of the same. Plants will flower any time of the year they are developing new growths, so usually at least twice in a twelve month period. Give this orchid bright, but diffused light (or grow off to the side of LED lights) and regular water year round. Household temperatures are fine, but it can all summer outdoors in dappled light. These are nice plants with multiple leads filling their 3.5” square pots.
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