Its scientific name used to be Encyclia cochleata, it is commonly known as the black orchid or the cockleshell orchid, around our nursery it is affectionately referred to as the octopus orchid. It is also the national flower of Belize.
Here is a link to the amazing website orchidspecies.com for more info and a pictures.
Easy to grow and a prolific flowerer, it loves to be treated just like a Cattleya.
This is a very nice outcross of 2 great, large flowered parents. One has wide sepals and the other plant has nice, long twisted sepals. Both have great color and are above average size.
1 plant-$11.00 2 plants-$14.50 3 plants-$18.00
4 plants-$21.50 5 plants-$25.00
More than 5 plants but less than $150- $28.50
$150 or more- Shipping is free!
A box warmer is included in your shipment, free of charge, if needed to ensure plant's well being. Other sellers charge up to $4 for this! We ship USPS Priority only.
International shipping is the cost of postage + $5 for packing costs, usually $30-35 for orders up to 1 kilo. Over a kilo is only a bit more, so multiple plant orders are more cost-effective. 3 adult plants or 10 seedlings usually weigh about a kilo. We ship by U.S. Postal Service priority mail. You can check out postage rates at www.usps.gov.
To place international orders please email us!