Cattleya intermedia ‘orlata’


Described: Graham ex Hooker, 1828
Origin: Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay.
Temperature: 15°-24°C
Water: Once a week water. Let roots dry out between waterings. Less water in winter.
Humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Extra large flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 12 cm pot with medium bark Morphology: The 'orlata' form of C. intermedia has 7 to 9 cm large flowers with a distinctive dark pink lip and crown around the colom.
Flowering season: Between March and June.
Flowering time: +/- 4 weeks.
Fragrance: Sweet scent.