Disa sp., Disa

Disa sp.

Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersBlue, lavender, purple flowersPink flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This species is a terrestrial or lithophytic plant. Due to Cape Mountain's proximity to the South-African coastline, the habitat of most Disa species in cultivation is subject to strong wind and rain. In their local habitat the plants have their feet in cool streaming rainwater, expert growers mimic this by placing the pots on watersaucers with gravel in it.

Disa sp., Disa. Disa brevicornis
Disa brevicornis

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