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Vanda Alliance: Renanthera isosepala

Vanda Alliance: Renanthera isosepala

Regular price $129.95 USD
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Introducing the Renanthera isosepala, a botanical marvel also known as the Fire Coral Orchid or Crimson Star Orchid, a radiant addition to any orchid enthusiast's collection. Native to the lush landscapes of Southeast Asia, particularly Myanmar and Peninsular Thailand, this orchid species captivates with its striking orange-red flowers and elegant aerial roots.

Description:

  • Leaves: Adorned with narrow, strap-like leaves, reaching up to 12 inches (30 cm) in length, adding a touch of grace to its appearance.
  • Flowers: Bursting forth in clusters, the bright orange-red blooms, each measuring 2-3 inches (5-7 cm), are complemented by delicate yellow markings on the lip, creating a breathtaking display.
  • Roots: Its thick and fleshy aerial roots, extending up to 2 feet (60 cm), not only enhance its aesthetic appeal but also contribute to its unique growth habits.

Care Instructions:

  • Light: Thriving in bright, indirect sunlight, providing the ideal conditions for healthy growth and vibrant blooms.
  • Water: Maintain optimal hydration by watering deeply once the roots acquire a silvery hue, allowing the substrate to slightly dry between waterings.
  • Temperature: Creating a warm environment, with temperatures ranging between 65-85°F (18-29°C), ensures the orchid's well-being.
  • Humidity: Mimicking its natural habitat, maintain high humidity levels, ideally around 70-80%, to foster lush growth and prolific flowering.
  • Fertilizer: Nourish your Renanthera isosepala with a balanced orchid fertilizer monthly during the growing season to support robust development.

Additional Information:

  • Revel in the beauty of its yellow, tubular flowers, a testament to nature's artistry.
  • In the wild, this species thrives in diverse habitats, from swamp forests to coastal regions, showcasing its adaptability.
  • With its climbing tendencies, this orchid reaches for the sun atop stunted trees, demonstrating its desire for abundant light.

This is a blooming size in a 4” basket, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

Bring the allure of Southeast Asia into your living space with the Renanthera isosepala, a captivating orchid species that promises to elevate your botanical sanctuary with its vibrant colors and elegant demeanor.

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