The massive plant is attached to a university building in Nanning, China, and currently stands over high. While the purple bougainvillea was planted just ten years ago, it has already grown enough to cover the five-storey building from top to bottom.
This Orchid is unofficially named 'The Dracula Raven Orchid'. It is a cross between a 'Dracula roezlii' and 'Dracula vampira' both found in Andes. Its clonal name is 'Lenore.' - Quoth the raven I WANT A GARDEN OF THEM!