This plant has a mild fragrance
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This genus of orchids comprises fragrant and vividly-coloured, wax-like flowers. The genus is derived from the Greek for "yoked petal", referring to the yoke-like growth at the base of the flower lip. Many of the 15 recognised species of Zygopetalum are terrestrial, having multiple blooms that often in flower for 8 weeks.
How to propagate Orchid
Can be divided, but ensure there are three pseudobulbs in each division.
Special features of Orchid
Flowers are often speckled green-brown stripes, with a velvet-coloured lip. May also have vivid purple or maroon marks.
Other uses of Orchid
Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.