Guarianthe aurantiaca 'Citron Lemon'


Discribed: (Bateman ex Lindley) Dressler & W.E. Higgins, 2003
Origin: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica.
Synonym: Cattleya aurantiaca
Temperatures: 15°- 24°C
Water: weekly watering. Less in winter.
Air humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Halfshade + good ventilation.
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Potted in 12 cm pot with medium bark grain.
Morphology: Blooms with 2,5 cm, lemon yellow, dark yellow to orange colors. The flowers are positioned in an umber, often few to many. Inca tribes used this plant for medical purposes.
Flowering season: 9-11, 4-5
Flowering time: +/- 3 weeks
Fragrance: No scent