Dendrobium anosmum (syn. Den. superbum) has a strong raspberry scent. The long slender pseudobulbs are said to grow to 3 meters (nearly 10 feet) in length. This species has varies in color from White, Lavender, Pink, Purple, Blue with dark or bright color lip. Dendrobium anosmum reach full bloom in late March and remain in bloom for about four weeks. Under cooler conditions, the flowers may last longer. A well grown pseudobulb can produce over 100 flowers.
In general, these species require a cool Winter dry rest in order to flower well. They are heavy feeders and want abundant water in their growing cycle from April to October. Grow them in an area of filtered sunlight. Avoid direct midday sunlight, unless you are close to the mountains and have a lot of cloud cover. These Dendrobium anosmum 'Purple' have several canes with new growths. Plants look better when they are not in bloom!
Plant are varied from 12" to 65" long canes
Flower Size: 3" to 4"
Colors: White, Lavender, Pink, Purple, Blue with dark or bright color lip
Fragrant: strong Raspberry scent
Humidity: Medium to high (50%-80%)