Disa tripetaloides is a disa species found in South Africa.
Flowers are white or pink and 2.5 cm wide . Blooms from winter to summer.
Found along rock crevasse, fast moving streams, and along waterfalls from elevations of 0 to 1000 meters in South Africa.
Keep tubers loose in sphagnum moss and plant in a mixture of sphagnum moss and perlite. Plant should be kept cool and in partial to full sun. Keep pot sitting in about 2 inches distilled water and change periodically. Always use purified water because plant is sensitive to minerals and repot annually. Avoid fertilization or use extremely less than recommended dosage.
|Disa tripetaloides variety||Sepals has heavy pink spots petals are pink|
|Disa tripetaloides pink flush||Sepals and petals are light pink|
Common Name: Tripetalus-Like Disa
- Disa excelsa Sw. 1800
- Disa falcata Schltr. 1893
- Disa venosa Lindl. 1838
- Herschelia excelsa (Thunb.)
- Kraenzl. 1904; Herschelianthe excelsa (Thunb.)
- Rauschert 1983
- Orchis tripetaloides L. f. 1781;
- Satyrium excelsum Thunb. 1784