Barkeria spectabilis 'Bob Hoffman'

Barkeria spectabilis 'Bob Hoffman' - Flower photo by Richard LindbergBarkeria spectabilis 'Bob Hoffman' - Flower photo by Richard LindbergBarkeria spectabilis 'Bob Hoffman' - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Barkeria (Bark) contains fewer than 20 species growing in Central America. All need a bright and dry winter rest.

Barkeria spectabilis grows in Southern Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador on oak trees above 4000 feet. It is cool to warm growing, needs bright light with even brighter in winter and blooms in spring.

05/31/2012 - Blog entry

12/01/2011 - Blog entry

04/11/2011 - New growth, Blog entry

09/12/2004 - Added to collection.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae