Laelia purpurata tipo 4" pot
Laelia purpurata (carnea X werkhauseri) = tipo (meaning "type", the normal color form of the species.
Pot size" 4"
Plant size: 4-5 growths; blooming size but NOT in flower. Very strong seedlings! Easy growers!
Flower size: to 6"
Flower count: 4+ per stem
Blooming season: Summer
Light: likes bright indirect light.
Temperature: very tolerant; low as 40 degrees, high as 90+
Water: dry slightly between waterings; drier during winter months; fertilize regularly.
NOTE: We wondered what would happen if we used the pink lip "carnea" variety with the blue lip "werkhauseri" variety. All that have bloomed so far have been the typical variety shown above. The two pictures below are the parents; DO NOT expect anything but the above example for color.