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Laelia Pulcherrima

Laelia Pulcherrima

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Laelia Pulcherrima

(lobata concolor ‘Jeni’ AM/AOS x purpurata carnea ‘Newberry Perfection’).


This remake was made using pale colored parents but we got a surprise when they started to flower!  The first ones to bloom have all been lavender flowers with dark magenta-purple lip coloring. Dark purple veins on the petals add a nice contrast.  Wonderfully fragrant, with a sweet floral scent.  Flower count is good and expected to get better with maturity.  Our current crop was repotted Summer 2021 and is doing very well. The plants are showing purple pigmentation or 'freckling' on the foliage.  This is normal and not a sign of disease.

Near blooming size plants growing in 4" pots.  (These plants are expected to flower within 12-18 months, in season.)


SKU 9997/40
Pot Size 4" pot
Alliance Cattleya
Limited Edition No
Plant type Hybrid (seedling),
Bloom Color Lavender/Purple Lip
Expected First Flowering These plants are expected to flower for the first time within 12-18 months.
Fragrant? Very Fragrant
Light Requirements Bright, Indirect Light
Size Expected at Maturity Standard- Large growth habit, at least 15”-18” tall, excluding flowers
Blooming Season Spring
Suitable for Windowsill or Under Artificial Lights No
Temperature Requirements. (Based on Carter & Holmes Orchids recommendations for plant growth) Intermediate/Warm Grower- This plant can tolerate a range of temperatures from 55-90 degrees with adequate humidity and airflow.
Export Status This item is approved for CITES export outside the continental United States including Hawaii, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands