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 two pseudobulbs with good roots and an active eye.

09/07/2011 - Re-potted in sphagnum/clay.

09/01/2010 - Backbulb division.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae