Vanda coerulea

Vanda coerulea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. coerulea
Binomial name
Vanda coerulea
Griff. ex Lindl. 1847

Vanda coerulea is an species in the genus Vanda.


Plant blooms in fall to winter with many 10 cm flowers.


Plants grow in the forest of India, Burma, China, and Thailand at elevations of 800 to 1700 meters.


Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and cool to warm temperatures. If hung, the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss.


Vanda coerulea 2 Vanda coerulea variant Sepals and petals are white, lip is white
Vanda coerulea 3 Vanda coerulea variant Sepals and petals white with purple tessellation, lip is purple


Common Names: The Blue Vanda


  1. Vanda caerulescens Lindl. 1857


Vanda coerulea covered in snow

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