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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.
a larger "mini" with flattened yellow/green 1-1/2" bulbs topped with 2 or 3 thick leathery light green leaves, 18" branched spikes are covered with flat hot pink 1-1/2" blooms, do not remove spikes until completely dry as secondary branches may appear, free flowering over many months
Growing Tip: Do no remove spike until it is completely dried out.
very attractive pendulous mini-miniature with unusual growth habit, tiny 1/2" bulbs chained together on hanging rhizome, each topped with a 1" shinny green leaf, minute 1/8" triangular translucent white blooms which appear along the rhizome are easily overlooked, frequent bloomer
|Species:||alagense large form|
ideal foliage plant, wonderful creeping, mat forming miniature Bulbo with 1/4" bulbs spaced evenly 1/4" apart along their rhizomes topped with a single 1/2" ovate leaf, flush blooming with many single-flowered 1/2" spikes carrying creamy yellow translucent spidery 1/4" blooms
an insanely gorgeous Bulbo, 1" bulbs widely spaced along a meandering rhizome, each topped with a single leathery 6" matte green leaf, 7" spikes carry an umbel of up to 6 stunning 2" slightly cupped creamy yellow blooms; bow-legged lateral sepals are boldly striped red, the dorsal sepal and petals have radiating lines of red polka dots and a pronounced peachy tongue-like rocking lip
|Indigenous to:||New Guinea|
1" bulbs closely spaced on a short rhizome, each topped with a single thick dark green 4" paddle shaped leaf; this close relative of Bulbo grandiflorum has bizarre 2" beak-shaped mottled flesh-colored flowers where the sepals converge to a point with a basal opening exposing the tiny lip and petals to its pollinators
a uniquely gorgeous meandering small-bulbed mini, with grayish olive 2" oval leaves, that are beautifully mottled red when young; a frequent and profuse bloomer producing short 2-flowered spikes, each of the opposing 1" red-spotted maroon flowers have fused lateral sepals that jut forward and are topped with a short, baseball cap-like dorsal sepal, petals reduced to dangling mobile half red, half white hairs