Prosthechea cochleata for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental flowers and for the leaves, planting season all year, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Prosthechea cochleata – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 10-12, but mostly grown as house plant, water needed – small average big amount, light conditions – full shade, height: 20-60 cm, 12-24 inches.
Blooming most of the year in octopus shaped flowers that appear in octopus head” red-purple to black color and the “legs” green-yellow color.
Alternative names: Encyclia cochleata, Anacheilium cochleatum, Epidendrum cochleatum, Clamshell orchid, Cockleshell orchid