Origins: Costa Rica
Bloom: Foliage turns deep red/maroon during bloom and produces several purple flowers from center of plant
Ideal for: Indoors/Outdoors
Light: Strong indirect or filtered light
Water: Spray or dunk twice a week, allow to dry within 6-8 hours. Soak monthly to rehydrate up to 4 hours as necessary
Very similar to and often misclassified as brachycaulos. Bradeana is differentiated from brachycaulos by having a deeper red or maroon color in the foliage during bloom and in bright light/high humidity.