Neofinetia falcata ‘Amani Island’

Very sweetly fragrant at night, this is the largest Neofinetia cultivar of this Japanese species. Delicate white flowers with long nectar spurs grow along a single inflorescence and bloom for about a month in summer. The roots tend to grow around the medium rather than in the pot. Planted in bark at first, I ended up potting the orchid Japanese style in a sphagnum moss mound and bonsai pot. The effect is quite stunning.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: