Laelia purpurata var alba

Laelia purpurata var alba - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Laelia (L) has a few species in Mexico and parts of Central America.

Laelia purpurata grows in Brazil and needs a dry winter rest. It is fragrant, cool to hot growing and needs bright light. It can bloom any time from late spring into fall.

09/12/2008 - New photo.

04/15/2008 - A backbulb that has developed enough to be added to the collection.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae