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Bifrenaria harrisoniae

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Features

  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourYellow, orange, red
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Bifrenaria harrisoniae. This species will produce large pseudobulbs in a compact clump. The leaves are broad and about 30cm long. The flowers are cream coloured and produced in the summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Orchid or Epiphytic

Interest and use

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

In temperate climates, they need to be grown in greenhouses. Can be grown in pots but also on slabs of bark. Weak foliar feeds can be added to the sprays.

Propagation

Older leafless pseudobulbs which can be removed for replanting, or from new growth which may appear from the bottom of the plant.

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