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Vanda coerulescens

Vanda coerulescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. coerulescens
Alliance:
Binomial name
Vanda coerulescens
Griffith 1851


Vanda coerulescens is an species in the genus Vanda.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in winter to spring with 15 or more flowers. Flowers are 3 cm and fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants grow in the forest of Assam India, eastern Himalayas, Yunnan China, Myanamar and Thailand at elevations of 300 to 800 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and cool to warm temperatures. If hunged 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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Shy Blue Vanda

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