Cattleya bowringiana coerulea 'Blue Angel' x self

Cattleya bowringiana coerulea 'Blue Angel' x self - Flower photo by Richard LindbergCattleya bowringiana coerulea 'Blue Angel' x self - Flower photo by Richard LindbergCattleya bowringiana coerulea 'Blue Angel' x self - 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 bowringiana grows in Belize and Guatemala at low elevations on rocky cliffs. It is cool to warm growing and blooms in the fall. It needs a short rest after blooming.

This plant is in sphagnum moss in a 3 1/2-inch plastic pot. There are four pseudobulbs and four new growths.

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TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae