Vanda Mimi Palmer X Vanda insignis , a tiny ( 1 inch) fragrant orchid that blooms in June in IISc’s nursery.
This is the Vanda Mimi Palmer X Vanda insignis , a tiny ( 1 inch) fragrant orchid currently blooming in the IISc Horticultural Nursery and Garden.
Vanda is a genus in the orchid family (Orchidaceae), which although not massive (about 80 species), is one of the genera more commonly found in the marketplace. This genus and its allies are considered to be among the most specifically adapted of all orchids within the Orchidaceae. The genus is highly prized in horticulture for its showy, fragrant, long-lasting, and intensely colorful flowers.