Laelia lobata Coerulea 'Paulo Hoppe'

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

Laelia lobata grows in Brazil on the coast on rocks exposed to full sun and ocean spray. It is cool to hot growing, fragrant and blooms in spring.

This plant is in sphagnum over peanuts in a 5-inch clay pot. There are eight pseudobulbs and it stands twelve inches above the pot.

10/15/2013 - New plant picture, Blog entry

08/11/2011 - Divided and re-potted, Blog entry

06/14/2011 - Bloomed, Blog entry

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae