Spotlight: Dendrobium mini snowflake
Hybrid (Den aberrans x johnsoniae)
This primary hybrid is of the Latouria type, primarily from New Guinea.
Fairly forgiving and moderate.
Light: Most latouria types require dappled shade. Some advice prescribes bright light. If after time it does not bloom it may need more light.
Watering: Let it slight dry before watering.
Do not let water stand on the leaves as it is susceptible to rot similar to Phalaenopsis.
Temperature: Intermediate. Stay below the 90sF and above the 50sF at night.
Winter Rest: Conflicting advice about winter rest. Latouria types often need a rest. Some advice says no winter rest is needed for this hybrid.
Endemic: New Guinea.
Dendrobium johnsoniae is an award winning plant that can have flowers that last for months. Learn more: http://orchids.wikia.com/wiki/Dendrobium_johnsoniae
Learn more about: Dendrobium aberrans : http://orchids.wikia.com/wiki/Dendrobium_aberrans
Bribe Island Orchid Society http://www.bribieislandorchidsociety.com/wp-content/uploads/file/orchidgrowing/Latouria%20Type%20Dendrobium%20Orchids.pdf