Dracula amaliae

Description

Well-established blooming size plant in a 3" net pot. 

This species produces flowers that truly have a monkey face (I actually see baboon)! Most Dracula species have more cryptic color patterns, but not this one! The white flowers with red tepals really stand out. The main body of the flower is 1.5" and the overall length is 4.5". Not only that, each flower spike will produce 2-5 flowers in succession over a period of a couple of months. The 4" flower spikes will emerge from around the margin of the plant as well as out of the sides and bottom of the basket and the flowers face down. Must be hung because of the flowering habit.

These plants are wonderful to own if you can give them what they want.

Care: Cool, moist, and shady is the mantra for Draculas. We give our plants lots of light in the winter and lots of shade in the summer. 

The nice thing about this group is if you can grow one Drac you can pretty much grow them all. Like their cousins the Masdevallias, when these plants are happy they grow like weeds and are prolific flowerers.

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Well-established blooming size plant in a 3" net pot. This species produces flowers that truly have a monkey face (I actually see... Read more

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    Description

    Well-established blooming size plant in a 3" net pot. 

    This species produces flowers that truly have a monkey face (I actually see baboon)! Most Dracula species have more cryptic color patterns, but not this one! The white flowers with red tepals really stand out. The main body of the flower is 1.5" and the overall length is 4.5". Not only that, each flower spike will produce 2-5 flowers in succession over a period of a couple of months. The 4" flower spikes will emerge from around the margin of the plant as well as out of the sides and bottom of the basket and the flowers face down. Must be hung because of the flowering habit.

    These plants are wonderful to own if you can give them what they want.

    Care: Cool, moist, and shady is the mantra for Draculas. We give our plants lots of light in the winter and lots of shade in the summer. 

    The nice thing about this group is if you can grow one Drac you can pretty much grow them all. Like their cousins the Masdevallias, when these plants are happy they grow like weeds and are prolific flowerers.

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