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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Kuntze, O, (BO)
Year Introduced: 1898
Height 300cm
Spread 500cm


A lovely species that clearly demonstrates the variety within the genus. Flowers best on older growths during months with shorter days. Vigorous, making strong growth in summer, and ultimately needing a very large pot. Produces large orange fruits.

Has been observed growing epiphytically in the wild.

Tube: Long, lilac with purple veins.

Sepals: Lilac to pale lilac at tips.

Corolla: None, but has spectacular stamen with purple filaments and bright orange anthers.

Foliage: Narrowish dark green leaves which can be quite large - between 2" & 4".

Section: Hemsleyella.

Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Upright Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #
Tubular Flower #