Coelogyne lawrenceana is a species of Coelogyne.
Description[edit | edit source]
Plants bloom from fall through spring with three to six successively opening 10 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.
Distribution[edit | edit source]
Plant is found growing in the primary montane forests of Vietnam at elevations around 2500 meters.
Culture[edit | edit source]
Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows in intermediate to warm temperatures with partial shade. Water regularly through the year. Pot in a well drain medium. Pot in a plastic or clay pot with a mix of fine fir bark, tree fern fibers, and perlite or pot in New Zealand sphagnum moss.
Naming[edit | edit source]
Entomology The species is named after Sir James John Trevor Lawrence who first exhibited the species at the Royal Horticultural Society in 1905. The plant was awarded with a Award of Merit.
Common name: Lawrence's Coelogyne
Synonyms[edit | edit source]
- Coelogyne fleuryi Gagnep. 1930
References[edit | edit source]
- Hill, Cindy. "Coelogyne:Sparkiling Stars of Asia." Orchid Digest Vol. 72-2 April, May, June 2008: 60-76.