Laelia lucasiana

Laelia lucasiana - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Laelia lucasiana grows in Brazil in the mountains of Minas Gerais above 4500 feet. It is cool growing, needs bright light and a dry winter rest. It blooms in early summer. The genus Laelia (L) has a few species in Mexico and parts of Central America.

Flowers are 1 3/4-inch across.