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Spring Show 2014
Laelia pumila
In its native habitat of northern Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, this species can be found growing on trees in swampy woodlands. Here at our nursery it can be found growing outdoors in hanging slatted wood baskets, mounted on trees and cork slabs, in overgrown plastic pots, and most spectacularly, as hanging spherical specimens. This is a species which has great charm when a small blooming plant, but is unforgettable as it quickly reaches specimen size.
Laelia pumila
Laelia pumila
In its native habitat of northern Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, this species can be found growing on trees in swampy woodlands. Here at our nursery it can be found growing outdoors in hanging slatted wood baskets, mounted on trees and cork slabs, in overgrown plastic pots, and most spectacularly, as hanging spherical specimens. This is a species which has great charm when a small blooming plant, but is unforgettable as it quickly reaches specimen size. Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: October 2, 2010
starting at
$25.00
Laelia pumila var. coerulea
Laelia pumila var. coerulea
A true gem of the hadrolaelias; nicely shaped flowers with frosty light-blue sepals and petals and a deeper blue-edged lip. This species blooms in the Brazilian Spring, our late summer and early fall. They are temperature tolerant, coming from high altitudes with humid summers and cool winters; we grow them outdoors as our cymbidiums. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: September 4, 2011
starting at
$35.00
Laelia pumila var. delicata
Laelia pumila var. delicata
A rare color form of the lovely Brazilian dwarf species, Laelia pumila. The flower is white with a delicate hint of pink on lip and yellow in the throat. . Temperature Tolerant. September blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: September 28, 2014
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$50.00
Laelia pumila 'Dark Star'
Laelia pumila 'Dark Star'
A large, very good dark flower from the cross between the 'Black Diamond' and 'South River' varieties. On mature plants the flowers have measured up to 13 centimeters across with petal a width of 4.6 centimeters! Unlike many of the flowers in this species, the dorsal sepal on this one opens flat, not reflexed. . Temperature Tolerant. October blooming.
Orchid of the Day: September 25, 2014
starting at
$50.00
Laelia pumila 'Little Prophet'
Laelia pumila 'Little Prophet'
A very large, flat, well shaped, and peppy variety of this Brazilian species. Unlike most other pumilas that have one flower per spike, this one frequently puts out two. Temperature Tolerant. October blooming.
Orchid of the Day: September 16, 2012
starting at
$35.00
Laelia pumila 'Pink Poise'
Laelia pumila 'Pink Poise'
A very large flower with a natural spread of 14 cm, and a dorsal sepal of 2.3 cm, and a petal width of 4.7 cm. The dorsal sepal stands attractively erect. Color is a nice dark lavender. Temperature Tolerant. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: September 17, 2010
starting at
$35.00
Laelia pumila 'SanBar Sparkler'
Laelia pumila 'SanBar Sparkler'
This Brazilian species is remarkable for its easy culture and large flowers relative to its compact growth habit. This clone has particularly vibrant dark lavender color, large size, and a willingness to bloom. Overall height approximately is 9" when in flower. Temperature Tolerant. August blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: July 30, 2012
starting at
$25.00
Laelia pumila 'SanBar Spectacular', HCC/AOS
Laelia pumila 'SanBar Spectacular', HCC/AOS
A recently awarded cultivar. When awarded the massive, dark lavender-pink flowers had a natural spread of 13.4 centimeters and petal width of 5.2 centimeters. Temperature Tolerant. September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 26, 2013
starting at
$75.00
Laelia pumila 'SanBar Stunner'
Laelia pumila 'SanBar Stunner'
A beautiful award quality cultivar of this species. We have seen flowers with a natural spread of 13.5 centimeters on our mother plant. Flower shape is very good and color is a dark lavender and the lip a bold dark fuscha. Overall height is approximately four inches. Temperature Tolerant. October blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: September 30, 2012
starting at
$35.00

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