Guarianthe x guatemalensis


Discribed: Moore, 1861
Origin: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Synonym: Cattleya x guatemalensis, Guarianthe x laelioides
Natural Hybrid: Between G. aurantiaca and G. skinneri
Temperatures: 16°-25°C
Water: Once a week water. Let the roots dry out between waterings, especially in winter.
Humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: 1 year from a flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 9 cm pot with fine bark grain.
Morphology: Flowers like G. skinneri but with apricot pink colors. The petals and lip are narrower.
Flowering season: March to May
Flowering time: 4 to 5 weeks
Fragrance: No scent