Sophronitis cernua

Sophronitis cernua - Flower photo by Richard LindbergSophronitis cernua - Flower photo by Richard LindbergSophronitis cernua - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Sophronitis (S) contains only a few species growing in eastern Brazil and Paraguay. They are used in hybridization for their red color, small size and lower light requirements. They are the "S" in "Slc".

Sophronitis cernua grows in Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. It is warm growing and blooms in the spring. Give it bright light and water all year.

This plant came from the SCOS raffle table.

12/08/2011 - Bloomed, Blog entry

06/09/2009 - Added to collection.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae