Asco. pirojsand x Rhyn. coelestis Orchid Hybrid

Asco. pirojsand x Rhyn. coelestis Orchids Pictures
Asco. pirojsand x Rhyn. coelestis Orchids Pictures
Asco. pirojsand x Rhyn. coelestis Orchids Pictures
Asco. pirojsand x Rhyn. coelestis Orchids Pictures

        This Ascocentrum, Ascocentrum Pirojsand x Rhynchostylis Coelestis. Hardly any difference from Ascocentrum Pirojsand.

     Rhynchostylis is monopodial-type; Orchids are growing always grows vertically. Bud that on apex will sprout leaves alternately, growth continues while old leaves and stem will die. Roots and leaves sprout alternately from below to upward. Bud completely healthy will sprout new plant.

     Rhynchostylis orchids grow naturally in warm, moist, Shaded tropical areas. It's tolerant of a wider range of light conditions than other. Hobbyists wanting to grow them will need a warm, humid growing environment with air movement. Their unusually fragrant blooms often appear in the slightly cooler Winter months.

     Despite being in the Vanda Tribe, they are very different from Vandas. It is  They grow more slowly, their roots are more fragile, and almost any direct sun will harm them. However, they are typically grown with no potting mix on slat baskets or mounted just like Vandas.

     Aerial roots; Most orchids grow on trees. Large Root which acts to store water to feed itself. Resistant to drought very well. If be grown in potting. Roots attaches potting for stem stable. If the orchid is completely healthy ,Root will branching away.
Rhynchostylis coelestis (Rchb.f.)

     Widespread in Cambodia Thailand, and Vietnam. at elevation 700 meters and lower. Found place semi-deciduous and deciduous forests that dry lowland.

     17-25 cm tall, Leaves have 3-5 cm wide, and 10-15 cm long.

     Epiphytes-type; Growing on clinging to branches of trees. Roots orchids have thick roots covered with silver or white velamen. Which adsorb moisture and nutrients from the air such as Plalaenopsis Cattleya Dendrobium etc.

     Flowers are fragrant. Size about 2 cm. Sepal and Petal are similar, White color and end of there have little blue color. Lip have blue color. Erect inflorescence and 17-23 cm long, cylindrical-shape. many flower in inflorescence.

Blooming in Summer and Fall.