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Cattleya Alliance: Princesse Clementine AM/AOS x Cattleya Mark Jones HCC/AOS

Cattleya Alliance: Princesse Clementine AM/AOS x Cattleya Mark Jones HCC/AOS

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Introducing the exquisite Cattleya Princesse Clementine AM/AOS x Cattleya Mark Jones HCC/AOS orchid hybrid, a stunning addition to any orchid enthusiast's collection. This beautiful orchid showcases the best qualities of its parent plants, resulting in a breathtaking display of vibrant colors and captivating fragrance.

The Cattleya Princesse Clementine AM/AOS contributes its regal elegance with its large, round petals in delicate shades of peach and pink, while the Cattleya Mark Jones HCC/AOS brings forth its impressive size and impressive blooms with bold, rich tones of lavender and magenta. Together, they create a mesmerizing fusion that is truly a sight to behold.

A very interesting cross. It should get waxy yellowish 4" flowers with a purple spade lip, some with spots. Cultivating this remarkable orchid requires a balance of care and attention to ensure its optimal growth and blooming potential. Here are some essential tips to help you successfully nurture your Cattleya Princesse Clementine AM/AOS x Cattleya Mark Jones HCC/AOS:

Light: Provide bright, indirect light for your orchid. Place it near a window with filtered sunlight or use artificial grow lights specifically designed for orchids. Avoid exposing the plant to direct sunlight, as it may scorch the leaves.

Temperature: This hybrid thrives in warm to intermediate temperatures, ideally ranging between 60°F (15°C) to 80°F (27°C) during the day. It appreciates a slight drop in temperature at night to stimulate healthy growth.

Humidity: Orchids, including this hybrid, thrive in high humidity levels. Aim for a humidity range of 50% to 70%. To increase humidity, you can use a humidifier, place the orchid on a tray with water and pebbles, or group it with other plants.

Watering: Allow the potting medium to dry slightly between waterings. Water the orchid thoroughly and let excess water drain away to prevent waterlogging. Adjust the frequency of watering based on the environmental conditions and the moisture needs of the plant.

Potting Medium: Cattleya orchids prefer a well-draining potting medium that allows air circulation around the roots. A mix of orchid bark, sphagnum moss, and perlite or charcoal is commonly used. Repotting is typically done every one to two years when the medium begins to break down.

Fertilization: Feed your orchid regularly with a balanced orchid fertilizer during the growing season. Dilute the fertilizer according to the package instructions and apply it when the orchid is actively producing new growth.

This is a blooming size in a 4" pot about 1 to 2 years to bloom, newly repotted, grown from seed. limited.

With proper care, your Cattleya Princesse Clementine AM/AOS x Cattleya Mark Jones HCC/AOS can reward you with spectacular blooms. Expect flowers to appear from spring to early summer, filling the air with a delightful fragrance.

This hybrid orchid is a true gem, combining the grace and charm of its parent plants. Whether you are an experienced orchid enthusiast or a beginner, the Cattleya Princesse Clementine AM/AOS x Cattleya Mark Jones HCC/AOS is sure to captivate you with its stunning beauty and add an aura of elegance to any space. Start your orchid adventure with this remarkable hybrid today!

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