Aerides flabellata


Discribed: Rolfe ex Downey, 1925
Origin: Thailand, Myanmar, China (Yunnan)
Synonym: Vanda flabellata
Temperatures: 17°- 28°C
Water: water weekly, mist regularly
Air humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: 3 to 4 years from a flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 6 cm pot with sphagnum moss

Morphology: A much smaller and compact growing epiphyte than most other Aerides species. 2 cm Flowers appear graceful on a hanging inflorescence.
Flowering season: Spring
Flowering time: 3 to 4 weeks
Fragrance: Sweet scent