Cattleya bicolor


Discribed: J. Lindley, 1836
Origin: Brazil
Temperatures: 15°- 24°C
Water: Once a week a good watering. Mist regularly.
Air humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Half shade  + good ventilation.
Presentation: 1 year from a flowering size plant. In 9 cm pot with bark substrate.
Morphology: Known for its long slender pseudobulbs this bifoliate Cattleya makes 7 to 9 cm large flowers with green to brown petals and a dark pink lip.
Flowering season: 9-10
Flowering time: 4 weeks.
Fragrance: sweet