Flower Database

spider orchid

Basic information
Flower Name
spider orchid
Formal Name
Brassia eternal wind cv. summer dream
Alias
Brassia, Summer Dream, spider orchid, Brassia Eternal Wind, Summer Dream
Habitat
Central and South America
Morph
Non-Hardy Evergreen perennials
Comment
Brassia eternal wind is a horticultural variety between Brassia Bracdiana and Brassia Rex native to Central and South America at of high mountain of epiphytic orchids. 'Summer dream' (Brassia Eternal Wind 'Summer Dream', scientific name:Brassia Eternal Wind cv. Summer Dream) is one varieties of Brassia eternal wind. From early summer to autumn, slender like a spider flowers grow. It has slender petals of pale yellow and a bit more wide lip. Petal red purple belt. Lip is reddish-purple spots.Morning exits the aroma from flowers in the afternoon.
Common names: Brassia eternal wind 'summer dream', scientific name: Brassia Eternal Wind cv. Summer Dream, aka:spider orchid, ,Brassia, grass : 30-80 cm height, leaf arrangement: alternate, leaf length: 30-40 cm, leaf width: 2-3 cm, leaf margin: entire and leaf: lanceolate, flowers: racemes, flower width: 7-8 cm, flower length: 25-30 cm flowering period: April - October, flower color: white yellow to reddish-purple spots.
Detailed information
Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Brassia
Species
B. eternal wind cv. summer dream
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Cream
Season
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
30  ~ 80  [cm]
Diameter
7  ~ 8