Partial shade temperate semi dry.
Leathery leaves are lepidote (covered with scales or scurf), like some cooler nights. Rose pink compound inflorescence the violet flowers. Produces 1-3 offsets fairly easily.
Mounted as in nature at and angle. Allow to dry between watering.
Large bulbous base with leaves which curve inwards, unlike most pseudobulbous species. Moderate light and temperature requirements, can tolerate higher heat with additional watering.