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.
This plant is in sphagnum over peanuts in a 3-inch clay pot. There are three pseudobulbs and it stands seven inches above the pot.
12/30/2011 - Re-potted in sphagnum/clay
10/01/2011 - Added to collection from Cynthia B., Blog entry