Laelia perrinii

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

Laelia perrinii grows in Brazil and needs bright light. It is cool to warm growing and blooms from late summer into winter.

This plant is in sphagnum over peanuts in a 4 1/2-inch clay pot. There are six pseudobulbs and the plant stands nine inches above the pot.

08/15/2011 - Re-potted into sphagnum/clay.

09/30/2009 - Bloomed. New photo.

06/22/2007 - Repotted. Removed dead pseudobulb and centered the new growth. New picture.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae