Cochleanthes candida is a species of genus Cochleanthes
Plants bloom from late fall to winter with a single 3 cm wide fragrant flower.
Plants are found in southeastern coastal forest of Brazil at elevations of 200 meters
Keep plant at intermediate to warm temperatures with high humidity. Keep plant in shade to moderate light. Potting media should not be allowed to dry out. Keep moist but not soggy. Water about every five to seven days. Plants should be potted in a well drain mix with medium fir bark with some perlite. Plant is best grown in a basket Potting media should never be allowed to dry out.
Common Names: The Snow-White Cochleanthes
- Huntleya candida Hort. 1851
- Huntleya radians Hort 1860
- *Warrea candida Lindl. 1850-1
- Warszewiczella candida Rchb.f 1852
- Zygopetalum candidum 1863