One of the easiest orchids to keep. Needs light position protected from strong sun. Place plant outside from May to September. Do not water plant for last 3 weeks of July to initiate flower-buds. Immerse pot once a week in tepid/warm water and feed monthly in summer. Reduce watering in winter. After flowering cut off old stem. Mist occasionally.Repot every 2 years. 70.F 20.C in summer. 60.F 12.C in winter.