Whether you call it the 'cockle shell orchid', the 'octopus orchid', or the 'black orchid', you will always enjoy the intriguing flowers of this ever-blooming species. The flowers are milky-green with a 'shell' shaped, near-black lip. These delightful, non-resupinate (upside-down) flowers bloom sequentially along tall, slender stems. Grows well indoors or outdoors in areas which don't receive frost.Intermediate growing. July - August blooming. Species from Central America, the West Indies, and S. Florida.
First-bloom seedlings. With one spike, in a four inch pot, $25.
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