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Oncidium Alliance - Colmanara Massai 'Pink'

Oncidium Alliance - Colmanara Massai 'Pink'

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Colmanara Massai 'Pink', a primary cross between Rhynchostele bictoniensis x Oncidium cariniferum. The flowers of this orchid exhibit a captivating dark red maroon or almost black waxy appearance. The lip of the flower showcases an attractive dark pink or purple coloration.

This oncidium hybrid is known for its ease of cultivation, making it a highly desirable addition to any collection. Its deep mahogany petals and sepals, accompanied by a striking pink lip, create a stunning visual display when in full bloom.

The flowers typically measure around 2.5 to 3 inches in size. Each spike can bear an impressive cluster of 10 to 20 flowers, which remain in bloom for a remarkable duration of 2 to 3 months. These plants have the potential to flower twice per year, further enhancing their appeal to orchid enthusiasts.

It features vibrant red and burgundy flowers with contrasting patterns on the petals and sepals. The lip showcases a unique shape and coloration, enhancing the overall allure of the plant. Rhynchostele bictoniensis x Oncidium cariniferum is a captivating orchid variety that adds a touch of sophistication to any space.

Light: Provide bright, indirect light for Rhynchostele bictoniensis x Oncidium cariniferum. It thrives in medium to high light conditions, such as an east or west-facing window with some shading during the hottest hours of the day.

Temperature: Maintain warm temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C) during the day, with a slight drop at night to stimulate blooming.

Humidity: This orchid prefers moderate to high humidity levels, around 50-70%. Consider using a humidifier or misting the plant regularly.

Watering: Water thoroughly when the potting mix is almost dry. Allow for good drainage and avoid waterlogging the roots.

Potting Mix: Rhynchostele bictoniensis x Oncidium cariniferum grows best in a well-draining orchid mix composed of bark, perlite, and charcoal. Repot every 1-2 years or when the potting medium starts to break down.

This is a blooming size orchid in a 4" pot about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

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