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Lepanthes sp., Babyboot orchid

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Lepanthes magnifica

Lepanthes sp.

Babyboot orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Central America, Southern America
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowers

Almost all the species in the genus are small and live in cloud forests.

Lepanthes require high humidity and should never be allowed to dry out completely for long periods of time. During the hot, summer months, frequent mistings and good air movement are recommended.



Lepanthes sp., Babyboot orchid

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Lepanthes magnifica


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