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    • Maxillaria schunkeana
    • Maxillaria schunkeana
    Description:

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    Maxillaria schunkeana. Well-established blooming size division in a 2.25” pot.

    ​This beautiful miniature Maxillaria is one of the few orchids that produce "black" flowers. Not truly black, the small (about the size of a dime) flowers produce so much purple pigment that they appear black to the eye. The flowers emerge from new, mature pseudobulbs on short stems holding the flower at pseudobulb height.

    Care: Intermediate-warm temps, indirect light and regular watering year-round.

    Light Requirements:
    Indirect light
    Bloom Season:
    Summer
    Current Plant Size:
    Blooming size
    Mature Plant Size:
    Mini
    Species vs Hybrid:
    Species
    Temperature Range:
    Warm, Intermediate

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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