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Laelia autumnalis

This is a discussion on Laelia autumnalis within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Here is a pic of my Laelia autumnalis in bloom. Pic took in Juanuary 2013. ...

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    Here is a pic of my Laelia autumnalis in bloom. Pic took in Juanuary 2013.
    It does flowers each year at home

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    Very nice lovely coloration.

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    Oh Christophe, they are beautiful! I have them on my wish list and would like to ask you if they are difficult to grow for a beginner?

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    Really nice I like it.

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    Hello Sue, I will say it is quite easy to grow. ON my side, I estivate it outside during the late spring, summer, until mid autumn outside into a little greenhouse giving it water and fertilizers during its growth period taking care to let it dried a little between each watering. During the cold months it is placed front of a large huge window face to the south exposition and I reduce strongly water and fertilizers. I consider if you are able to get flowers on Catt and Laelia usually you will get flowers from it. It is my own experience with it.
    I use a mix a pine bark and a little bit sphagnum as compost.
    It grows at me's under intermediate conditions at home.

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    Such beautiful blooms! Thanks for sharing them with us.

    cheers,
    BD

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    Beautiful Laelia Species. Congratulations Christophe.

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