Dracula diana is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.
The plant blooms with a 2.5 cm wide flower. The species is distinguished by its large spoon shaped lip and its widely open yellow flowers with dark brown spots.
Plants are found in western Colombia.
Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.
|Dracula diana var. xanthina||Sepals and petals are yellow. Lip is yellow|
Entomology:The plant is named after the goddess of the moon.
Common Names: Diana's Dracula
- Hermans, Johan & Clare. Orchid Digest special publication: An Annotation Checklist on the Genus Dracula. Orchid Digest Corp., 1997.