Dracula octavioi is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.
Plant blooms from spring to fall with 2.5 cm wide flowers.
This species is distinguished by its long thin leaves, long dark thin tails, and pale flowers.
Plants are found growing on the eastern Andes slopes in southwestern Colombia at elevations around 2300 meters
Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cold to cool conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.
Common Names: Octavio's Dracula
- Hermans, Johan & Clare. Orchid Digest special publication: An Annotation Checklist on the Genus Dracula. Orchid Digest Corp., 1997.