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|Species:||drouhardii - not|
wrong name for this plant - a creeping mini
|Species:||leonis (Comoro variety)|
|Indigenous to:||Comoro Islands|
strikingly decorative compact plant with flat sickle-shaped 6" leaves arranged in a fan shape, many multi-flowered 4" spikes, crystalline-white 3" blooms, free-flowering and fragrant.
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.
thick flat 6" leaves, 4"+ flowers have apple-green petals and sepals with a pure white flared lip, free blooming and very fragrant at night
a typical Brassavola which can grow upright, pendulous or both, 10" bulbs topped with terete deeply grooved 12" leaves, short spikes with clusters of up to 10 very showy 3" blooms, linear sepals and petals are yellowish with an elyptic pure white lip, center is apple green, very fragrant easy growing spring bloomer
Growing Tip: Likes very bright light.
a very elegant epiphyte, stubby pencil-like bulbs produce single curved 10" to 15" terete leaves, plant produces multiple new growths which flower simultaneously, 6 to 20 flowers are densely arranged on 5" spikes, lime green 2" blooms have large flared heart-shaped pure white lips, very fragrant in the evening, flowers at least twice a year
Growing Tip: Water more heavily during active growth.
another very attractive compact "Spider Orchid" with grooved tapered 4" bulbs and short green 5" foliage, spikes up to 1 ft. with numerous spidery cream-colored 4" flowers with red/brown barring, crystalline white oval lip, fragrant, beautiful floral display, awesome plant
Growing Tip: Grow bright and moist with a dryer winter.