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Miltonia

Family: Orchidaceae.

Miltonia Genus of about 15 species of evergreen, epiphytic orchids from warm, moist forest in Brazil. The produce ovoid to cylindrical, compressed pseudobulbs, each with 2 linear, oblong, oblong-linear, or oblong-lance-shaped, apical leaves. Leaves are slightly leathery, thin, hairless, and pale to dark green. Decorative, fragrant flowers, are produced in usually erect racemes from the bases of the pseudobulbs. Miltonia
Growing conditions Watering and misting Propagation
Intermediate-growing orchids. Grow in containers of epiphytic orchid potting mix. Avoid direct sun except for very early or late in the day. Provide humid condition with partial shade, plenty of fresh air. Day Temperature 70° - 80° F, Night Temperature 58-60° F. Water freely all year, sparingly in winter. Misting is necessary once or twice a day. Divide when the plant fills the pot.
Miltonia Hajune Ono
Photo from the 24th New York International Orchid Show Miltonia Hajune Ono

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