Laelia anceps 'Boulder Valley' HCC/AOS
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 a backbulb division of the plant exhibited by Pat Trumble, Boulder, CO. and awarded the HCC by the AOS in 1983.
1.7cm dorsal sepal (Nat sp), 8.0cm long
3.2 petal width, 7.4 long
1.7 lateral sepal width, 7.6 long
2.6 lip width, 5.5 long
Four flowers on one inflorescence, bright rosy-lavender sepals and petals; petal tips slightly darker; lip red-violet with yellow crest with white halo; flower of exceptional size, substance and form, slightly wilted. AOS award #83-217, awarded on 2/14/83.
Exhibited by Pat Trumble, Boulder, CO.
07/15/2013 - Blog entry
07/14/2011 - Re-potted.
02/22/2011 - Blog entry
TRIBE: Epidendreae SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae