Laelia anceps lineata 'Mendenhall'

Laelia anceps lineata 'Mendenhall' - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLaelia anceps lineata 'Mendenhall' - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLaelia anceps lineata 'Mendenhall' - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Laelia (L) has a few species in Mexico and parts of Central America.

Laelia anceps grows well and blooms well in cultivation. It grows in Mexico and Honduras. It is warm to hot growing, needs a dry winter rest and bright light. If it is dry it can winter outside if there is no hard freeze.

This plant is in sphagnum in a 3-inch clay pot. There are two pseudobulbs and it stands two inches above the pot.

06/23/2012 - Re-potted in sphagnum/clay.

02/25/2011 - Re-potted in bark.

07/01/2009 - Single backbulb division.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae