It has an epiphytic lifestyle, but sometimes settles on the ground. The leaves are long, thin, green and grassy. The flower stems long, the bracts are red, the cover leaves are pale pink and the flowers are tubular and purple. The overall effect is very nice at flowering.
This rare plant is native to Cuba and Jamaica. It is a greenhouse species, so in winter it should be provided with a minimum of 18 degrees Celsius, which is not a problem in the apartment, but also requires a lot of light and high humidity.