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a true mini with 2-1/2" clumping fan-like growths producing short spikes, each carrying several small 1/2" starry green-barred brown flowers with a white lip, nearly always blooming.
a gorgeous miniature with a 6" leaf span, dark green to orange-green leaves, multiple 10" straight spikes with up to 12 creamy white starry 2" flowers each with a trailing 4" nectary, resemble birds in flight, free-flowering and fragrant.
|Species:||drouhardii - not|
wrong name for this plant - a creeping mini
choice semi-mini upright 6" to 8" plant with leaves up to 3" long, short spikes carrying single 4" lustrous white to amber starry blooms with 4" spurs and a pure white lip, name is derived from the flower which is very large in proportion to the plant itself, fragrant.
Growing Tip: Likes to dry out between waterings.
commonly sold as Asc.miniatum which is from Java these two species are often confused (miniatum has thinner leaves and more reddish flowers); Asc.garayi is a very compact miniature Vanda with very thick, succulent light green spotted purple leaves that reach 4" in length, 3/4" round flowers appear in dense heads on 4" - 6" long spikes and are a neon orange-yellow.
Growing Tip: Grow very bright & let dry out between waterings.
another Barbosella species with a rambling growth habit and smaller 1- 1/2" paddle like leaves, periodic flushes of 2" spikes carrying singular narrow greenish yellow 3/4" blooms