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Cattleya forbesii var. aurea x Cattleya dowiana var. aurea

Cattleya forbesii var. aurea x Cattleya dowiana var. aurea

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Introducing our exquisite primary cross between Cattleya dowiana var. aurea ​x​ Cattleya forbesii var. aurea, a stunning orchid hybrid that is sure to impress any orchid enthusiast. This orchid variety is a beautiful blend of its parent plants' best features, resulting in a unique and beautiful specimen.

The Cattleya dowiana var. aurea is known for its large, showy flowers with a bright golden-yellow hue, while the Cattleya forbesii var. aurea boasts stunning yellow-orange flowers with a delightful fragrance. The resulting ​primary​ hybrid combines the vibrant yellow hues of both parent plants, making it an exceptional addition to any orchid collection.

Cattleya dowiana var. aurea ​x​ Cattleya forbesii var. aurea are relatively easy to grow and care for, making them an ideal choice for beginners and experienced orchid enthusiasts alike. Here are a few tips for cultivating this exquisite orchid hybrid:

This is a bifoliate species native to Coastal Brazil. It is very easy to grow and bloom. Found in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Parana and Santa Catarina states of Brazil near streams or the sea coast on trees and rocks or on bushes under trees at elevations around 200 meters.

As a cool to warm growing, medium sized epiphytic or lithophytic species from with slightly swollen pseudobulbs subtended by several membranous sheaths and carrying 2 apical, oblong, coriaceous, spreading, rounded, notched apically leaves. Blooms from autumn until spring on an erect, terminal, 9 to 15 cm long, 1 to few [6] flowered inflorescence subtended basally by a sheath from which long-lived, fragrant bubble gum scented , waxy, color variable flowers arise.​ ​B

est grown mounted to tree fern or cork or potted in well draining medium, bright light, cool to warm temperatures and a warm humid summer and a slight winter rest after flowering.

Lighting: These orchids thrive in bright, indirect light. It is best to place them near a window with sheer curtains or in a partially shaded area outdoors.

Watering: It is important to keep the potting mix consistently moist but not overly saturated. Watering once a week during warmer months and once every two weeks during cooler months should suffice.

Humidity: These orchids prefer higher humidity levels, ideally between 60% to 80%. You can achieve this by placing the orchid pot on a tray filled with pebbles and water or using a humidifier.

Fertilizer: Use a balanced, water-soluble orchid fertilizer once a month to encourage healthy growth and blooming.

Cattleya dowiana var. aurea ​x​ Cattleya forbesii var. aurea orchid ​primary ​hybrid is intended for orchid enthusiasts, collectors, and anyone looking for a unique and stunning addition to their orchid collection. With its bright and vibrant yellow hues and delightful fragrance, this orchid is sure to catch anyone's eye. As a hardy and easy-to-care-for plant, it makes an excellent gift for any occasion or a wonderful addition to any home or office. Our orchids are grown with care and attention to detail, ensuring that you receive a healthy and vibrant plant.

Cattleya dowiana var. aurea ​x​ Cattleya forbesii var. aurea is an excellent choice for both novice and experienced orchid growers. It is a beautiful addition to any home or office and is sure to impress with its stunning white flowers and delicate fragrance.

This is a blooming size in a 4” pot, a​bout 1 to 2 years​ to bloom​. Grown from Seed! Limited!​

With proper care, Cattleya dowiana var. aurea ​x​ Cattleya forbesii var. aurea can bloom for several weeks and will continue to provide years of enjoyment. Order yours today!

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