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Cattleya dowiana var. aurea

Cattleya dowiana var. aurea

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Cattleya dowiana var. aurea is a stunning orchid that is highly sought after by orchid enthusiasts and collectors. This orchid variety is a rare and exquisite species of the Cattleya genus that is native to Colombia and can be found in the rainforests of the Andes.

Elevate your orchid collection with the rare and exquisite Cattleya dowiana var. aurea, a captivating species native to the lush rainforests of the Andes in Colombia. This orchid variety is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts for its unique and breathtaking features.

Cattleya dowiana var. aurea is a stunning orchid that is sure to make a statement in any collection. With the right care, this orchid can thrive and bloom year after year, providing its owner with beautiful golden-yellow flowers and a sweet fragrance.

Cattleya dowiana var. aurea boasts medium-sized, cool to warm growing epiphytic orchids that are nothing short of spectacular. The pièce de résistance of this orchid variety is its large, golden-yellow flowers, a sight to behold! These dazzling blooms, which measure up to 6 inches in diameter, feature strikingly vivid red lips and emit a mesmerizing vanilla scent that fills the room. When in full bloom during the spring and summer, they are sure to captivate all who encounter them. The radiant flowers are proudly displayed on tall, upright stems and are surrounded by lush, dark green leaves, making this orchid a true work of art in any setting.

Cultivating Tips: Cultivating Cattleya Dowiana var. Aurea is a rewarding experience, provided you meet its specific care requirements. Here are some essential tips for nurturing this stunning orchid:

1. Light: Provide bright, indirect light to mimic its natural rainforest habitat. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the delicate leaves.

2. Temperature: Maintain a temperature range of 60-85°F (15-29°C). These conditions encourage healthy growth and vibrant blooms.

3. Watering: Water your orchid once a week, allowing the potting mix to slightly dry between waterings. Avoid overwatering to prevent root rot, a common issue with orchids.

4. Fertilization: Feed your Cattleya Dowiana var. Aurea with a balanced orchid fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season. This will ensure it receives essential nutrients for robust growth and flowering.

5. Air Circulation: Good air circulation is vital to prevent fungal or bacterial infections. Ensure that the orchid's environment is well-ventilated.

6. Potting: Choose a well-draining orchid mix for potting or consider mounting it on a piece of bark or wood. Repot only when necessary, typically after the flowering season, and when the orchid has outgrown its container.

This is a blooming size orchid in a 5' clay pot, newly repotted, approx 1 to 2 years to bloom. Grown from Seed, Limited!

Cattleya dowiana var. aurea is a treasure among orchids, sure to be the crown jewel of your collection. With proper care, it will reward you year after year with its magnificent golden-yellow blossoms and enchanting fragrance. Elevate your orchid collection with this rare and exquisite species, and let the beauty of the Andes rainforests grace your home.

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