The Vanda Orchid ‘Robert’s Delight’ is a flowering hybrid plant in the Orchidaceae family. It is a cross between Vanda Kasem’s Delight and Vanda Madame Rattana.
It is native to tropical Asia and northern Australia.
It is an epiphytic orchid – it grows on a host plant.
The plant is 60 centimetres (24 inches) tall.
The Vanda Orchid has flat, broad, ovoid leaves with flattened purple and burgundy flowers. The flowers are 9 centimetres (3.5 inches) across. The flower spikes are about 23 centimetres (9 inches) tall.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden Hothouse, Paris, November 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls