Encyclia diota v atrorubens 'Dianne' HCC/AOS

Encyclia diota v atrorubens 'Dianne' HCC/AOS - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Encyclia diota grows in Mexico down to Nicaragua. Needs bright light and a dry winter rest. It is warm to hot growing, is fragrant and blooms in summer. The genus Encyclia (Encycl) contains 240 species that grow throughout all of tropical America and the West Indies. They prefer intermediate conditions and a long, dry winter rest.