Laelia anceps 'Mendenhall' AM/AOS

Laelia anceps 'Mendenhall' AM/AOS - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLaelia anceps 'Mendenhall' AM/AOS - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLaelia anceps 'Mendenhall' AM/AOS - 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 over peanuts in a 5-inch clay pot. There are two pseudobulbs and it stands 5 inches above the pot.

09/24/2011 - Cataloged, potted in sphagnum/clay.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae