Thus it is a species best suited to a basket or large sock like container, in a mixture of shredded spaghnam moss and isolite or similar well drained media that keeps the root system damp but not wet.
Maximum air circulation and a bright sunny spot is important. The spectacular rose purple flowers are up to 10 cm. across, the lip rich violet rose, the disc vivid yellow, on a robust spike or panicle with 15 to 30 flowers.
Flowers waxy, fragrant, long lasting.