Wonderfully fragrant flowers with white petals and sepals and a maroon- red lip. Bright filtered light and warm to intermediate humid conditions are recommended with a drier resting period in winter.
syn: Dendrobium parishii var semialbum
Dendrobium is the second largest genus after Bulbophyllum with over 1200 species ranging through all parts of Asia and the Pacific and is the second most common orchid genera in cultivation after the Cattleyas. Characterized by a cane-like, epiphytic and sometimes lithophytic, sympodial, pseudobulbs that can be any size or shape, with flowers that last for 1 day to months. They are found from India east through all of Asia and up into China and then out through all the Pacific islands including Australia to the south. It is a very diverse group and potting and cultural requirements need to be customized for each species individual environment. (www.orchidspecies.com)