Epidendrum clowesii - Clowe's Epidendrum

Epidendrum clowesii

Common Name: Clowe's Epidendrum

Native to: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador. Epidendrum clowesii grows on rocks and trees in tropical deciduous forests between 500 and 1600 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Medium. The stems are upright and leafy.

Flower Size: about 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Flower Description: The small flowers develop on a simple or branched arching inflorescence that grows to 12 inches (30 cm) tall.

Bloom Season: Spring to Summer

Growing Temperature: Warm to Cool

Additional Information: Grow mounted or in pots with coarse open media. Provide even water and fertilizer throughout the year. Epidendrum clowesii was named after an English orchid collector from the 19th century.

Synonyms: Epidendrum chlorops, Epidendrum flavovirens, Epidendrum piestocaulos

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