Primary Orchid Genera

Paphiopedilum

The Lady Slipper Orchid

Paphiopedilum Druid SpringPaphiopedilum Yellow FantasyPaphiopedilum Pink Pops red tag #1 (2)Paphiopedilum Macabre Magical SpotsPaphiopedilum Macabre Presence ‘Lehua Green Splash’ HCC-AOS (20131245 award photo Barfield) – Copy

We have four different prices
1. Price Point: typically Maudiae, mottled leaf, varieties
2. Select: interestingly bred novelties
3. Premium: yellow/green complex (bulldogs), some multifloral
4. Premium Plus: red/spot complex (bulldogs) and multifloral

Lycastenae

Lycaste lasioglossa fma flava10802 Lycaste (Memoria Helen Congleton x macrophylla)Lycaste AthanaciaLycaste Balliae

We have three different price grades available:
1. Price Point: includes the small typically yellow hybrids
2. Select: species, larger white, pink and red hybrids
3. Premium: unusual species

Angraecoid

Angraecum Memoria NamasteAngraecum magdalenaeAerangis luteoalba var  rhodosticta ‘Flourish’90305 Angcm sesquipedaleAngraecum Memoria Mark Aldridge

The selection at this time is limited but we do have more hybrids on the way with the objective of being able to supply various different hybrids year round.

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Lehua Orchids Info & News

Price Increase Starting Motherʻs Day 2015

mothersdaypriceincrease

A price increase is effective Mothers’ Day 2015 (5/10/2015).  We held prices at our current level through Mothers’ Day as we know many of our customers have made plans based on our current prices.  We put these into effect now so that we can all get used to them through the slow summer sales period and be prepared for them when business picks up in the fall. (more…)

Masdevallias & Phragmipediums

Masdevallias & Phragmipediums

We have discontinued carrying Masdevallias. We simply lost interest in them. However we have kept our Keeper Bench plants just in case we change our minds. (more…)

A half box size

half-box-size

We have been testing a 15 pack box and have had good feed-back.  So we are making this half size box available to everyone.

There is a handling charge of $1.50 per plant ($22.50 for a box of 15 plants).  This increases our Price Point Paphs to $10 per plant, delivered and Select to $13 per plant, delivered.  Still these remain very attractive prices for small quantities.  And remember, the prices we quote are always delivered prices. (more…)

So, you’ve been told you can’t grow Masdevallias!

Masd Southern Sun ‘Lehua Tangerine Grove’ CCM-AOS (award photo)

This is the title of an article we were asked to write for Orchids magazine, the AOS publication.  When or whether it will ever be published we have no idea.  But we get the “I can’t grow Masds” comment all the time.  Here’s our answer to that “No you can’t grow every Masdevallia, but in all probability you can grow some of them.  It is just a question of figuring out which ones”.  Our article is designed to help you do just that, and to tell you how we grow them in our conditions.  Hopefully this will help you enjoy these wonderful, free blooming, colorful orchids.  Click here to be linked to the full article. (more…)

Talks

video-intro

The cd we had offered to societies has become a little dated. It is still available if you are really in need of something, but we would rather not. Unfortunately Graham’s son has gone on to greater things and is no longer interested in producing a new cd. However if we can work out timing and costs Graham is happy to give live talks. However if Graham comes to give a talk, please understand we will not bring plants for sale, that would be competing with our customers. We will sell you plants for your raffle table but not for retail sale.
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Photographs

photographs

You are welcome to use any of the photographs on the website.  Credit is not necessary; we do not want your customers coming to us!  We only use photographs we have taken of our flowers.  We do not “borrow” photographs.  There will be times when we do not have a photograph on the website, but we are working on it.  If you need one that is not on the website, check with us.  It may simply be an oversight.  Please understand all our plants are seed crosses and seed crosses do show variations in the flowers, sometimes a lot.  When we are using a photo of a flower that received an award, we will add that notation.

Graham at work

Graham at work

“Sunday Afternoon Sex”

Graham as he was featured in “Faces of Hawaii vol. II”
Photo by charlene


  • About Lehua Orchids

    Lehua Orchids is located on the Island of Hawaii (the Big island, also known as the Orchid Isle). We are on the slopes of Mauna Loa, half way between Hilo and Volcano in a community called Mountain View. In this location we enjoy the benefits of our almost daily trade winds, and nightly from the cooling effects of our “mauka” winds (winds coming down from the top of the mountain)

    In this location we are able to specialize in intermediate temperature orchids. Our daily highs in summer are about 85 degrees with a 20 degree drop at night. in winter our highs are around 75 and 60 at night. These conditions allow us to specialize in our favorite orchids, Paphiopedilums, Phragmipediums, Angraecums and Lycaste.