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Cattleya Alliance - Rth. Volcano Blue 'Volcano Queen'

Cattleya Alliance - Rth. Volcano Blue 'Volcano Queen'

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Introducing the Rth. Volcano Blue 'Volcano Queen' – a captivating cattleya orchid that stands out with its phenomenal vibrancy and breathtakingly deep blue blooms. This orchid variety is a true testament to the art of hybridization, resulting from the careful crossing of Rth. Lois McNeil 'Volcano Queen' and Ctt. Blue Boy 'Aiko' AM/JOGA.

The enchanting flowers of the Volcano Blue 'Volcano Queen' are a visual delight, boasting a stunningly deep blue hue with a lip that is even more saturated and highlighted by a bright yellow throat. The combination of colors creates a mesmerizing display that captures the attention of all who lay eyes on this extraordinary orchid.

With 4-5" blooms, these vibrant blue flowers are a true marvel, making the Rth. Volcano Blue 'Volcano Queen' a standout addition to any orchid collection. This cattleya variety is known for its annual blooming cycle, typically producing its exquisite orchid flowers during the summer and fall months.

To cultivate the Rth. Volcano Blue 'Volcano Queen' and ensure its optimal growth, consider the following tips:

  1. Light: Provide bright, indirect light to mimic the orchid's natural habitat. Filtered sunlight or dappled shade is ideal for promoting healthy growth and vibrant blooms.

  2. Temperature: Maintain a warm and consistent temperature range, preferably between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). Avoid sudden temperature fluctuations.

  3. Watering: Orchids generally prefer a well-draining growing medium. Allow the top layer of the substrate to dry out before watering, and be cautious not to overwater. Proper humidity levels are also beneficial for orchids.

  4. Fertilization: Use a balanced orchid fertilizer regularly during the growing season. Follow the recommended dosage on the fertilizer packaging to provide essential nutrients for robust growth and flowering.

  5. Air Circulation: Ensure good air circulation around the orchid to prevent the development of fungal diseases. Gentle airflow can be achieved with the help of fans or by placing the orchid in a well-ventilated area.

This is a blooming size in a 5" pot, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

By following these cultivation tips, you can enhance the beauty of the Rth. Volcano Blue 'Volcano Queen' and enjoy the spectacle of its vibrant blue blooms throughout the blooming season. Elevate your orchid collection with this stunning cattleya variety that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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