Laelia anceps sanderiana

Laelia anceps sanderiana - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLaelia anceps sanderiana - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLaelia anceps sanderiana - 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 2 1/2-inch clay pot. It is a weak backbulb sprout.

06/20/2012 - Repotted in sphagnum/clay.

03/08/2011 - Repotted in bark.

07/01/2009 - Backbulb removed from collection plant.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae