Epidendrum campaccii

Epidendrum campaccii

Common Name: Campacci's Epidendrum

Native to: Brazil. Epidendrum campaccii grows in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo. It grows on trees at approximately 700 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Small. The stems are upright and reed-like with several leaves.

Flower Size: 0.75 inches (2 cm)

Flower Description: The flowers of Epidendrum campaccii have a strong, pleasant carnation scent. A short flower spike bears between five and eight flowers.

Bloom Season: Late Winter to Mid-fall

Growing Temperature: Cool to Warm

Additional Information: Epidendrum campaccii was named after Marco Antonio Campacci who discovered the first specimen. This is another reed-stem species. It is best grown mounted on wood, cork bark, or tree fern plaques. Keep moist but not soggy and provide typical Cattleya orchid growing conditions. Adaptable. It is not yet common in the orchid trade but the scented flowers are highly desirable.

Synonyms: None.

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