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Acacallis cyanea

Acacallis cyanea

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Introducing Acacallis cyanea, a captivating species of orchid native to Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, and Brazil. This showy orchid is widely cultivated around the world for its remarkable blue flowers, a rarity in the orchid world. Now you can bring the beauty of the Amazon basin into your own space with this stunning orchid.

The Dark Blue Acacallis blooms with exquisite faintly blue flowers that are accentuated by a purple lip, creating a mesmerizing display. Each bloom can last for an impressive 1 to 3 months, ensuring a prolonged period of enjoyment.

To cultivate this enchanting orchid successfully, provide it with shaded light and warm temperatures. The Dark Blue Acacallis thrives in a controlled growing environment, so it's essential to create a habitat that mimics its natural conditions. In our cultivation process, we utilize New Zealand sphagnum moss to ensure adequate drainage, hydration, and aeration of the roots, promoting healthy growth and blooming.

The Dark Blue Acacallis, also known as Acacallis cyanea, is commonly referred to by its fitting common name. This unique orchid adds a touch of elegance and rarity to any indoor or outdoor space.

Please note that this orchid species requires extra care and attention due to its demanding nature. However, with proper cultivation techniques and a well-maintained growing environment, you can enjoy the rewards of its breathtaking blue flowers.

Provide shaded light: Place the Dark Blue Acacallis in an area with indirect sunlight or dappled shade. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it may cause damage to the delicate blooms.

Maintain warm temperatures: Ensure a warm and humid environment for the orchid, mimicking its natural habitat. Aim for temperatures between 70°F to 80°F (21°C to 27°C).

Allow room for expansion: As the Dark Blue Acacallis grows, provide ample space for its pseudobulbs and roots to expand. This will support healthy development and encourage blooming.

Daily mistings: During the active growth period, provide daily mistings to increase humidity and create a favorable microclimate for the orchid.

Proper watering: Avoid overwatering the orchid, as it can be detrimental to its overall health. Maintain a careful balance, ensuring the roots receive adequate hydration without becoming waterlogged.

Fertilize regularly: Use a balanced orchid fertilizer and follow the manufacturer's instructions for application. This will provide essential nutrients for robust growth and vibrant blooms.

This is a very rare blooming size orchid in a 3” pot, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

Experience the allure of the Dark Blue Acacallis in your own botanical haven. Its captivating blue flowers will undoubtedly become a centerpiece of admiration and conversation. Add this extraordinary orchid to your collection today and revel in its unique beauty.

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