Laelia purpurata 'schristeriana'

Laelia purpurata 'schristeriana' - Photo by Richard Lindberg

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. The genus Laelia (L) has a few species in Mexico and parts of Central America.