Found in Assam, India, northeastern Bangladesh, the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Nepal and Yunnan China at an elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters. Cool growing, shade loving terrestrial with narrowly elliptic, mottled bluish and lighter green, purple beneath leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect terminal, 5″ [12 cm] long, deep purple, pubescent, single flowered inflorescence with a elliptic-lanceolate floral bract.
- Plants are offered in 8 cm pot.
- Strong, mature ready to flower.
- Water twice a week in summer and lesser in winter.
- Fertilize only during active growth of the plant.
- Easy to cultivate.