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PlantFiles: Species Orchid, Lady Of The Night, Brassavola
Brassavola nodosa

Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassavola (bra-SAH-voh-luh) (Info)
Species: nodosa (nod-OH-suh) (Info)

Synonym:Bletia nodosa
Synonym:Bletia rhopalorrhachis
Synonym:Brassavola rhopalorrhachis
Synonym:Cymbidium nodosum
Synonym:Epidendrum nodosum

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:


Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brea, California
De Leon Springs, Florida
Homestead, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Freeport, Texas

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