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La Foresta Orchids

Cattleya leopoldii var. tipo

Cattleya leopoldii var. tipo

Regular price $129.95 USD
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Introducing the Exquisite Cattleya leopoldii var. tipo – A Brazilian Beauty!

Delight in the allure of Cattleya leopoldii, a captivating Brazilian species that epitomizes elegance and grace. This extraordinary orchid is bound to become the crown jewel of your collection with its exceptional features and enchanting fragrance.

  • Light and Temperature: Place your Cattleya leopoldii in bright, indirect light to ensure healthy growth and optimal flowering. These orchids thrive in temperatures ranging from 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C).
  • Watering: Water your orchid thoroughly and allow the roots to dry slightly between waterings. Avoid overwatering, as excessive moisture can lead to root rot.
  • Humidity: This Brazilian beauty prefers moderate to high humidity levels. Using a humidity tray or a humidifier can create the perfect environment.
  • Fertilization: Feed your orchid with a balanced orchid fertilizer at half strength every two weeks during the growing season. Reduce feeding during the resting phase.
  • Potting and Repotting: Repot your Cattleya leopoldii every two years using a well-draining orchid mix. Wait until the plant finishes blooming before repotting.

As your Cattleya leopoldii var. tipo 'Dark Princess' flourishes, marvel at the stunning sight of erect spikes carrying up to 8 compact-sized, extremely fragrant flowers. Each bloom boasts a mesmerizing dark mahogany hue, adorned with deeper burgundy spots, creating an alluring contrast that is truly captivating.

With maturity, expect your 'Dark Princess' to produce heads of flowers, displaying up to thirty exquisite 4” blooms. These vibrant, long-lasting flowers are a spectacle that is sure to impress even the most seasoned orchid enthusiasts. Prepare to be dazzled by its abundant, showy display.

This is a blooming size in a 4" clay pot, about  1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, Limited!  

Captivate your senses with the splendor of Cattleya leopoldii var. tipo 'Dark Princess' – a floral masterpiece that exudes sophistication and allure. Adorn your living space with this magnificent Brazilian species, and let its graceful presence elevate the beauty of your surroundings.

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