A picture of a Encyclia cordigera

Encyclia cordigera

Encyclia cordigera

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

30cm

30cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Encyclia cordigera Overview

This is an evergreen orchid, the leaves are narrowly elliptical and medium green. The single flowers will bloom purple, brown-green in the late spring.

Common problems with Encyclia cordigera

How to propagate Encyclia cordigera

Division

You will need to divide the plants when they out-grow their containers.

Other uses of Encyclia cordigera

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.