Maxillaria picta | Epiphytic Orchid | Various
Maxillaria picta belongs to the plant family ORCHIDACE and Genus Maxillaria This plant specimen prefers Wet soil a pH of 7 . All plants need light to allow the photosynthesis process of converting carbon dioxide to growth sugars to take place. Some plants need more sun-light than others. For this plant those sunlight conditions are well described as … Full sun
We are often asked about plants for humming bird attraction. Unfortunately Maxillaria picta does not attract these beautiful hummingbird, sunbird or nectar feeding varieties of garden birds
Impressive Autumn foliage display is not shown by Maxillaria picta so look for an alternative plant for pleasing Fall leaf properties
Maxillaria picta epiphytic orchid is not known as a butterfly attracting plant
Almost all plants grown in gardens need to be fed using fertilzer in order to see them at their best. For this plant the suggested fertilizer program would be based upon … Typical mix of: 3 parts Nitrogen (N), 2 parts Phosphorous (P) and 3 parts Potassium (K for Latin name Kalium).
Maxillaria picta has flowers that are mildly hawthorn smelling.
Flowers of the plant Maxillaria picta have a smell of hawthorn-like fragrance and in terms of a broad classification could be described as … Hawthorn | Mild
"The Fragrant Garden. A book about sweet scented flowers and leaves", Louise Beebe Wilder, Dover Publications, New York, 1974. Originally published as "The Fragrant Path", Louise Beebe Wilder, 1932, The Macmillan Company.