Phalaenopsis violacea var. coerulea

Phalaenopsis violacea var. coerulea

Phalaenopsis violacea v. coeruleaA wonderfully fragrant Phalaenopsis species from Malaysia and Sumatra where it grows at an altitude of about 150 meters. It is a warm growing pendulous epiphyte with nice waxy flowers of light violet hues on a cream base. Some say the fragrance is a mix of bubble gum and cinnamon, but I think it smells more like Lilly of the Valley with a hint of Jasmine […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:40+02:00July 9th, 2012|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |7 Comments

Phalaenopsis violacea var. coerulea

Phalaenopsis violacea var. coeruleaFor part two of the fragrance series this summer (part one), I am pleased to present this lovely Phalaenopsis violacea var. coerulea. A warm growing species from Malaysia and Sumatra where it grows at an altitude of about 150 meters. The fragrance of my close is not super strong, but it is definitely noticeable, especially when it is warm […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:47+02:00August 7th, 2011|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Phalaenopsis violacea var. coerulea

Phalaenopsis violacea var. coeruleaThis beautiful Phalaenopsis species is primarily found in Malaysia and Sumatra at elevation of about 150 meters. The common name is “The Violet Phalaenopsis,” and the sumatran and malaysian forms are intensely violet in color. This coerulea form is largely white(ish) but with very nice blue details – as indicated by the name. There is also an […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:02+02:00February 27th, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Phalaenopsis violacea var. coerulea