Sobralia violacea is a member of the genus Sobralia
Plants can bloom in the summer with one to three 5 cm wide flowers.
Plant are found growing in Brazil, Peru, Venezuela, and Colombia at elevations of 500 to 3600 meters.
Grow in partial to full sun usually in cool to warm temperatures. Plants can be grown in sandy soil or bark with perlite. Keep the mix moist but not wet during growing season. Reduce watering after leaves develop. Never let the mix dry out for long periods
Common Name: The Violet Sobralia
- Cattleya odoratissima P.N.Don 1840