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    • Dracula psittacina
    • Dracula psittacina
    Description:

    Back in Spring 2022!


    Recently repotted blooming size plant in a 3" net pot. 

    This species produces rather large (around 5" tip to tip) that truly have a monkey face! Flowers late fall-winter for us. Each 6" pendant flower spike will produce 2-6 flowers in succession over a period of a couple of months. 

    These plants are wonderful to own if you can give them what they want. Dracula culture is simple; cool, moist, and shady. Minimum low temp of 46 degrees F and a high of around 85. Anything over 80, keep the plant really wet. We like to water them morning and evening at least a couple of times a week in the summer. Folks with greenhouses that have swamp coolers grow them directly in front of the cooler. 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. 

    Light Requirements:
    Indirect light
    Bloom Season:
    Fall, Winter
    Current Plant Size:
    Blooming size
    Mature Plant Size:
    Small
    Species vs Hybrid:
    Species
    Temperature Range:
    Cool

Shipping Info

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.com.

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