|A deciduous, epiphytic orchid, with 5 inch long fleshy, lance-shaped leaves. In spring, pairs of showy flowers appear from stem nodes. Grow epiphytically on a bark slab, or in slatted baskets with epiphytic orchid potting mix. A temperate-growing orchid, requiring humidity and partial shade from late spring through summer, full light the remainder of the year. Keep dry in winter. Flowers best in small containers.