Cattleya intermedia alba ('Haelinger' x Iva Jasques')
The 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 intermedia grows from Sao Paulo Brazil to Uruguay and Argentina near the ocean or streams. It is fragrant, cool to warm growing. It needs bright light and blooms in summer.
01/02/2012 - Re-potted in sphagnum/clay, Blog entry
10/03/2011 - Added to the collection from Cynthia B.
TRIBE: Epidendreae SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae