Dracula Sergioi (NBS)
Dracula Sergioi. Sold as NBS in a suitable size mesh pot with spagnum moss.
Common Name or Meaning Sergio's Dracula [Padre Restrepo - Colombian Orchid Enthusiast and Priest late 1900's]
Flower Size 1.4" [4 cm]
Found in Antioquia Colombia on the western cordillera in cloud forests at elevations around 1950 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, carinate, narrowly elliptical to linear, acute, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate, indistinct, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on a 2.4 to 4" [6 to 10 cm] long, purple, multibracted, congested, successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul and carrying a tubular floral bract and a downward facing flower.
Min Temp 7C
Max Temp high 20s C
Humidity above 75%
Growing Notes from AOS
Masdevallia & Dracula
Masdevallia, a genus of some 350 species usually from cool, misty mountains of the New World tropics, is known for its showy