PlantsBroughtonia→Orchid (Broughtonia sanguinea)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 6 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink/White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Broughtonia sanguinea Splash Petal form

Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Jan 31, 2012 8:57 PM

The Broughtonia sanguinea are great little orchids for those with a lack of space. Small, easy to grow plants with pretty little blooms, the Broughtonia sanguinea does best mounted on wood slabs or growing in a fast draining potting medium, and must be allowed to dry completely between watering or rot will occur and death of the plant. Broughtonia's thrive in heat and high light situations, and like most orchids they prefer an area with good air circulation.

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