Oncidopsis Claire 'Big Girl'
Oncidopsis (Oncidium + Miltonopsis) is a robust Miltoniopsis-like orchid with rose scented blooms and a mild temperament. All the looks without the fuss of a typical Miltonia. Produces gorgeous large pansy shaped blooms with pink and white coloration. A good orchid for consistent waterers.
Plant may vary from pictured. May not be in bloom.
Registered name: Oncidopsis Claire 'Big Girl'
Parent lineage: Oncidopsis Claire (Oncidium Cloud's Silver Lining × Miltoniopsis Hajime Ono)
Origin: Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
Type: Intermediate temp epiphyte
Pot Size: 4in
Plant height: 10-16in at maturity.
Blooming size: YES, blooms last about a month, blooms up to twice a year
Bloom info: 3in pansy flower clusters, white with pink/purple center
Fragrant: Sweet, rose
Potting mix: Fine bark or sphagnum/perlite mix. Repot carefully in Spring every two years.
Light: Bright indirect - medium light. Shielded West or East facing preferred. Protect leaves from direct sun exposure.
Water: Water frequently in hot months when media is near dry. Relatively forgiving with short drought periods.
Temp: Intermediate (55F min night, 90F max day).
Humidity: 60-70%, tolerant of moderate humidity with adequate watering.
Fertilizing: 1/2-1/4 strength urea-free balanced fertilizer, every watering as new roots and leaves emerge. Flush the pot once monthly to remove mineral build up. Decrease to once monthly in Winter.