orkie. The 2 parent species are a little different in their growth cycles & cultural conditions. Cruentum is warm to intermediate and prefers bright light. It is evergreen and active throughout the year if kept warm enough and bright enough. It can also bloom more than once throughout the year.
Scabrilingue, on the other hand is intermediate to warm & blooms in the spring only. It normally drops leaves on older pbulbs during the colder months. It passes on this tendency to some hybrids in that they may drop some of their lower leaves in the cooler, lower light periods.
Scabrilingue itself needs to have a lower water no fert rest period during the cooler season. Cruentum needs no rest period as long as it is kept reasonably warm & has bright light.
I assume that you grow under lights in NYC, so the temp should not get too cold in winter, although it probably goes down at night. Don't starve Lemon Ice & it doesn't need chilling to bloom. Just cut back on the water during to cooler months if your growing area is cooler. If you can keep it warm & bright enough, your plant may produce more growths, and possibly bloom twice a year. If not, it should at least bloom in late spring. Flowers will last about 1-1/2 to 2 months and be fragrant.