Laelia albida

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

Laelia albida grows in Mexico and needs a dry winter rest. It is cold to warm growing, fragrant and blooms in fall and winter.

This plant is potted in sphagnum over peanuts in a 3 1/2-inch clay pot. There are two pseudobulbs and it stands twelve inches above the pot.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae