Aerangis

Aerangis luteoalba var. rhodosticta

Aerangis luteo-alba var. rhodostictaThis is the first bloom for this lovely little African orchid. I bought it in September last year from Junginger Orchideen in Germany, and it must have come from very nice stock. On only one growth it produced six flower spikes, each carrying between 6 to 8 flowers measuring almost 3 cm across. It is quite a stunning display […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:41+01:00February 18th, 2012|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |12 Comments

Aerangis mooreana

Aerangis mooreana
This is a lovely little epiphyte hails from the Comoros and Madagascar where it grows in humid forests from sea level to 600 meters. I got mine from the German grower Karge a couple of years ago and have since been growing it mounted in the warm vivarium. I grow it fairly bright, perhaps 10 cm from the light (9000 lumen), […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:56+01:00August 26th, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Gimme more Aerangis mooreana

Aerangis mooreanaThis lovely little orchid is blooming right now, and I must admit that that it is a pretty powerful sight. Aerangis mooreana is a small warm grower from Madagascar and the Comoros Islands where it grows at elevations of sea level up to 600 meters. I grow mine in the warm vivarium mounted on a clay pipe filled with water, and it seems quite happy with the arrangement. […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:10+01:00September 13th, 2009|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Gimme more Aerangis mooreana