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Burrageara Francine '#3'

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Burrageara is an Oncidium-type hybrid that has similar needs to Oncidium or Miltoniopsis orchids. Burr. Francine '#3' has blush red blooms that fade over time into a soft pink. Lovely delicate flowers and a fun orchid to observe due to the changing flower color.

Plant may vary from pictured. May not be in bloom. 


PLANT INFO:

Registered name: Burrageara Francine '#3' (also called Oncidiopsis)

Parent lineage: Miltoniopsis Maui Titan × Oncidopsis Edna

Origin: Oncidium origins = South America, Central America

Type: Intermediate temp epiphyte

Pot Size: 4in

Plant height: 10-14in at maturity. Flower spikes can reach 24in height

Blooming size: YES, blooms last about a month, may bloom multiple times a year

Bloom info: 2in blush red flowers that fade to pink

Fragrant: None observed

Toxic: No


CARE INFO:

Potting mix: Fine bark or fine bark and sphagnum mix. Repot in Spring once a year.

Light: Bright indirect - medium light. North or East facing preferred. Protect leaves from direct sun exposure.

Water: Water frequently in hot months when media is near dry. Do not allow to stay dry for long periods (flower drop, pseudobulbs shrivel, leaves crisp and "accordion").

Temp: Intermediate-warm (50F min night, 85F max day).

Humidity: 60-80%, prefers med-high humidity. Will tolerate 50-60% humidity with adequate watering.

Fertilizing: Heavy feeding Spring-Summer. 1/4 strength urea-free fertilizer, every other watering as new roots and leaves emerge. Flush the pot once monthly to remove mineral build up. Decrease fertilizing to once a month in Winter.