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Cattleya Alliance - Ctna. Why Not

Cattleya Alliance - Ctna. Why Not

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Introducing the enchanting Ctna. Why Not, a stunning hybrid between Guarianthe aurantiaca x Broughtonia sanguinea, cultivating this botanical masterpiece is a rewarding experience.

The plant produces elegant spikes, standing tall at 8 to 10 inches, crowned with brilliant 1 to 1.5-inch yellow or red flowers that endure gracefully. These blooms, a testament to nature's artistry, are not only a spectacle in spring but also surprise with their presence in the fall as the plant matures and generously puts forth new growths.

Ideal for indoor horticulture, the Ctna. Why Not thrives in Intermediate-Warm temperatures, making it an adaptable and resilient companion for orchid enthusiasts. Provide a habitat of Medium to High light levels, ensuring bright, indirect light to showcase the full splendor of the blossoms.

Caring for your Why Not orchid is straightforward. Embrace its preference for a dry environment by allowing the potting media to thoroughly dry between waterings. This practice mimics the orchid's natural habitat and encourages a robust and healthy plant.


var. yellow 'Makuna ke Akua' - this exquisite orchid boasts a radiant yellow hue, adorning its delicate petals and lip, complemented by slightly orange-peach sepals. This is a near to blooming size division in a 4” pot, newly repotted, about 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

var. red - this exquisite orchid boasts a red hue, adorning its delicate red sepals and petals and yellow lip. This is a blooming size division in a 4” pot, newly repotted, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

The Why Not cultivar has been carefully nurtured to stay small, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a captivating orchid to grace smaller spaces. The compact size and vibrant blooms of Ctna. Why Not  make it an excellent choice for those with limited space. Transform your living or working environment into a haven of beauty with this orchid that blends the charm of Guarianthe aurantiaca x Broughtonia sanguinea. Elevate your orchid collection with this captivating hybrid, and experience the joy of cultivating a masterpiece in your own space.


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