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Aerangis Orchids

Aerangis Orchid Flower

An epiphytic plant, Aerangis Orchids are a popular orchid with collectors and A.Citrata, which is the lemon scented species, a wonderful perfume and A. luteo-alba which is pictures right, are perhaps two of the most widely grown of over 60 species.

Aerangis Orchids are originally from Kenya, Madagascar and nearby countries.

Popular for the long bracts or infloresences of flowers ranging in color from white through to deep red, they are a miniature type of orchid and prefer a shaded position.

In the natural environment Aerangis Orchids grow on small trees and shrubs and are often found on coffee trees.