This is a medium to large plant, up to 20cm high, but greatly variable in size. The foliage is abundant, as it grows it opens up with the leaves bending slightly. The leaves are green, blushing red at certain times of the year and around flowering time.
When flowering the plant produces upwards of three flower spikes that bear the small red flowers over a long periods of time providing lasting interest.
Heralding from the rainforest these plants prefer moderate light and warm humid conditions.