Vanilla planifolia

Vanilla planifolia - Flower photo by Richard LindbergVanilla planifolia - Flower photo by Richard LindbergVanilla planifolia - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Vanilla (Vl) contains 100 species growing world wide in the tropical zone.

Vanilla planifolia grows in Florida, the West Indies, Central America and Northern South America. It is warm to hot growing, fragrant and needs bright light and can bloom any time of the year.