Cattleya walkeriana v flamea 'Divina'

Cattleya walkeriana v flamea 'Divina'Cattleya walkeriana v flamea 'Divina'Cattleya walkeriana v flamea 'Divina' - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Cattleya (C) contains quite a few species from tropical South America. They do best in a medium that has good drainage and dry between watering. Give them a short dryer rest after blooming.

Cattleya walkeriana grows in Brazil on trees and moist rocks at elevations up to 6000'. It is fragrant, needs bright light and blooms in the fall. It doesn't like to be disturbed.

04/07/2010 - Taken in to grow for awhile in high light conditions to see it that helps blush.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae