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Expected ship date is mid September


Sarcolexia 'Sea Foam'

-(Sarcoglottis sceptrodes x Pelexia laxa) Jewel Orchid

This is a medium sized orchid with vibrant green foliage. Showing a strong resemblance to the parent plant Sarcoglottis sceptrodes, all but the center of each leaf is washed with silvery white coloration. This is one of the few Jewel orchids we strongly recommend exclusively for display inside terrariums and vivariums. This variety thrives in higher humidity and lower light than other Jewels. While this is not considered a miniature variety, it is relatively slow growing and easy to maintain a desirable size with regular grooming.

Sarcolexia 'Sea Foam' is particularly stunning when placed close to water features and tends to handle the extra moisture better than other varieties of Jewels. We do not recommend it be placed in soggy soil or standing water.


Top pick for glass terrariums and vivariums.

In Vitro Sarcolexia 'Sea Foam' (Sarcoglottis sceptrodes x Pelexia laxa)

  • Please note that this is a pre order for an in vitro orchid, we expect to start shipping this plant in Mid September. While we take a great deal of care to insure expected ship dates are met and rarely miss them, flasking orchids can be a delicate and sometimes unpredictable process. We cannot guarantee your plant will ship on this date, we do however offer 3 options should your plant not be available as expected:

    1. You can agree to the new expected ship date.

    2. You can request a full refund.

    3. You can choose another item that is of equal or lesser value to be shipped immediately.

    All pre-orders will ship prior to plants being made available for general retail or wholesale.


    Whats included with this item?


    • One live, juvenile Sarcolexia 'Sea Foam' (Sarcoglottis sceptrodes x Pelexia laxa) Jewel orchid.
    • One 2 inch nursery pot.
    • 1 Embossed orchid identification tag with ring.
    • 3oz (min) Pars Terrae Mix.
    • Sphagnum moss for soil top layer.
    • Our live arrival guarantee.


    Our orchids and media are 100% chemical fertilizer and pesticide free, making them safe for delicate environments such as vivariums.

    Upon receipt of your order, your orchid will be carefully removed from the vessel it was grown in and placed into a 2" nursery pot. The orchid you will receive is well established, rooted & hardened off. 

    We believe in providing your new orchid with the foundation it needs to thrive before it even leaves our nursery. All orchids will ship pre-potted in our Pars Terrae Mix that has been blended fresh by hand exclusively by PA Orchid Exchange at no additional cost. We use only the highest quality dust-free ingredients sourced from the most reputable manufactures. To read more about our Pars Terrae Mix, please visit our Pars Terrae Mix page. (If you prefer to have your plant shipped bare root, please specify in the notes section of the checkout page).

    We guarantee your orchid will arrive free of pests!


    *The orchids pictured are an example of the typical appearance of orchids of this species from our collection and not representative of the exact plant that will be shipped.