Plant blooms in the summer with a single 7.5 cm wide flower, found growing on the limestone cliffs of Krabi, Thailand at elevations of 6 to 30 meters. The area is subjected to cool winters and springs with drizzles and heavy rain during the summer and fall.
it should be grown in areas with bright light and cool to warm temperatures. Pot in a well drain mix such as medium fir bark and perlite. Species can tolerate many different potting mediums. Water regularly about every four to five days. Reduce watering during the winter to induce blooming. Growth can be encouraged by keeping the plant in a warm area.