Dracula orchid growing epiphytic rhizome leaf plant of the genus Dracula also known as Drac or Bat orchid, Dracula orchid perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-11a.
Leaves color green the leaves fleshy in linear shape.
Flower shape of the flowers remind Dracula (bat) shape not all but some, some cultivars remind Monkey face, flower color can be: black, purple, red, blue, pink, white, orange, yellow, brown or green, the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless
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How to grow growing Dracula orchid plant care:
Cold temp: 5-8c night 20c day (not hot summer), high humidity 40%+, soil sphagnum moss with little bark, the pot need to be open (with big holes) for the flowers and growth
What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but really hard to start from seeds
Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Very specific requirement
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
10-30 cm, 4-12 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Irrigation water management requirement:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade (light)
Is it possible to grow indoor?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does flowers bloom?
General information about the flower
Shape of the flowers remind Dracula (bat) shape not all but some, some cultivars remind Monkey face, flower color can be: black, purple, red, blue, pink, white, orange, yellow, brown or green, the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless
- Black flower
- Blue flower
- Brown flowers
- Green flower
- Orange flower
- Pink flower
- Purple flower
- Red flower
- White flower
- Yellow flower