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Cattleya types for May
Brassolaeliocattleya Cinco De Mayo
Brassolaeliocattleya Cinco De Mayo
Flowers five and a half inches wide, of clear lavender-pink, are displayed on this hybrid between Laelia anceps and Brassocattleya Languedoc. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 9, 2013
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Cattleya Big Ben
Cattleya Big Ben
This Cattleya has it all: five-inch wide flowers, blooming up to eight flowers per a spike, and a free-blooming character either when grown inside the intermediate house, or outdoors with the Cymbidiums. The large flowers are a lavender-pink color, with a prominent dark magenta mark on the lip. From the crossing between Cattleya Portia and Cattleya mossiae. The overall height is approximately two feet tall. . Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: March 31, 2014
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Cattleya Calummata
Cattleya Calummata
Spots, compact growth habit, temperature tolerance, and spring blooming. Just what you would expect from the crossing of these two Brazilian species, intermedia and aclandiae. Flowers are about three inches across with a base color of light pink and are covered with dark spots. Lip is a deep magenta. Overall height is about 12 inches. Temperature Tolerant. May-June blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 11, 2012
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Cattleya intermedia
Cattleya intermedia
For hardiness and willingness to bloom it is difficult to beat this species from Brazil and Argentina. The flowers are three to four inches across, and are pink-lavender in color with magenta on the lip. Its compact growth habit makes it well suited for growing as a mount, or in a pot. Known to take temperatures from the mid 20s up to 100 degrees. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming. Species from Brazil and Argentina.
Orchid of the Day: March 13, 2012
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Cattleya intermedia var. orlata
Cattleya intermedia var. orlata
Front lobe of lip is dark purple with the purple extending up the edges of the side lobes. Petals and sepals are light suffuse pink-purple. Better size and shape than typical, and has a delicately sweet scent (the aroma of fragrant Cattleya intermedias strengthens as the day progresses and warms). . A tremendous grower and bloomer. From southern Brazil. Overall height approximately 15". Temperature Tolerant. May blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: April 28, 2009
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Cattleya intermedia var. tinted Orlata form
Cattleya intermedia var. tinted Orlata form
Nice broad, heavily marked, labelums on the flowers of this compact growing Brazilian species. Flowers are lightly speckled with up to 7 flowers per spike. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: April 11, 2011
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$25.00
Cattleya intermedia 'Blue Ribbon'
Cattleya intermedia 'Blue Ribbon'
This hardy Brazilian bifoliate Cattleya species has clear white flowers with an amthethyst-blue lip, and has a nice, sweetly citrus-like fragrant (the aroma of fragrant Cattleya intermedias strengthens as the day progresses and warms). From the Crother's collection. . Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: March 20, 2013
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Cattleya skinneri var. alba
Cattleya skinneri var. alba
The pure white form of the national flower of Costa Rica. Beautiful, crystalline clusters of flowers. Never fails to bloom. Intermediate growing. April - May blooming. Species from Costa Rica.
Orchid of the Day: April 15, 2009
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$35.00
Cattleya warneri var. alba
Cattleya warneri var. alba
Very good form on this rare color type of this east Brazilian species. The culture on this species is easy, the blooming free, and fragrance notable. In volume 1 of Carl Withner's book, The Cattleyas, Dr. Withner describes the fragrance as "rose mixed with lily-of-the-valley." We grow this plant under intermediate conditions. Intermediate growing. May - July blooming.
Orchid of the Day: May 18, 2011
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$35.00
Epilaelia Carrot Top Katydid
A cute, little primary hybrid from the crossing of Laelia sanguiloba and Epidendrum longipetalum. The flowers are amber-orange and displayed on a very tall inflorescence, and because the flowers are produced sequentially the bloom season lasts longer. . Temperature Tolerant. April - May - June blooming.
Orchid of the Day: March 7, 2014
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$25.00
Laelia (speciosa X pumila)
Laelia (speciosa X pumila)
We have had some great results from this crossing of the Mexican laelia, speciosa, and the Brazilian laelia, pumila. Most seedlings to bloom thus far have had large lavender flowers like those in the photo above, with the pumila lip, but a few have come with the distinctive, white with lavender markings, lip of the speciosa. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 23, 2012
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$17.50
Laelia breigeri
Laelia breigeri
This brazilian rupiculous laelia produces vibrant yellow flowers on a compact growing plant. Overall height is under 16". Temperature Tolerant. May-June blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: May 19, 2011
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$35.00
Laelia Painted Cave 'Orange Flame'
Laelia Painted Cave 'Orange Flame'
This eye-catching plant has vibrant orange and purple flowers, each about 5 inches across, that bloom in clusters of three to four from tall inflorescences. When in bloom the overall height of the plant is about three feet tall. From the cross between Laelia Latona and Laelia superbiens. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 20, 2014
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Laeliocattleya Bryan Wheeler 'Grandson', AM/AOS
Laeliocattleya Bryan Wheeler 'Grandson', AM/AOS
Large, rosy-lavender flowers - up to six inches across! - with a dark burgundy-red lip and golden veins in the throat. The wide, ruffled petals each have a broad, slightly darker, magenta accent at the tip. Mature plants can have four flowers per spike. . Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 11, 2014
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Laeliocattleya Clayton Waglay var. alba
Laeliocattleya Clayton Waglay var. alba
These elegant, pure white, alba flowers, with lips lightly brushed with yellow, suggest the beauty of a fine marble scultpture. These are extra hardy, withstanding temperatures of 24 to 100F. Flowers open to a spread of about three inches. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 24, 2013
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Laeliocattleya Daisy
Laeliocattleya Daisy
Cream-white sepals and petals with a lip of violet on white and yellow. This and temperature tolerance is just what you would expect from this primary cross of the white forms Cattleya mossiae and Laelia anceps. Temperature Tolerant. May-June blooming.
Orchid of the Day: March 7, 2010
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Laeliocattleya Dorothy Warne 'Favorite', AM/AOS
Laeliocattleya Dorothy Warne 'Favorite', AM/AOS
A wonderful, temperature tolerant, splash petaled variety. The flowers are lavender-pink with white undertones and strong, fuchsia petal-splash! It also has a delicate, sweet scent. Temperature Tolerant. May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: May 1, 2013
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Laeliocattleya Elegans var. alba
Laeliocattleya Elegans var. alba
White to mint green has been the range of colors from this cross of the alba forms of the showy Brazilian species Laelia purpurata and Cattleya leopoldii. All have had a light, pleasant, fragrance. These are temperature-tolerant, meaning they will grow both indoors or out with the Cymbidiums. Temperature Tolerant. March - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: February 17, 2011
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Laeliocattleya Hausermanns Firewings 'Pegasus'
Laeliocattleya Hausermanns Firewings 'Pegasus'
A very nice, compact growing, splash-petaled Cattleya. Both parents, Laeliocattleya Irene Finney and Cattleya Interglossa, grow well outdoors here in Santa Barbara, as does this culitvar. . Temperature Tolerant. May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 15, 2014
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Laeliocattleya Hot Sauce 'Stella', HCC/AOS
Laeliocattleya Hot Sauce 'Stella', HCC/AOS
A great Laelia anceps hybrid! The flowers are hot pink-magenta under bright red, and the lip is golden-yellow marked with deep red. Its other parent is Laeliocattleya Rojo, a rupiculous-influenced Laelia, which along with the color intensity contributes to the more erect and short flowering habit of the plants offered here. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 26, 2013
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Laeliocattleya Kathleen Clarke 'Carmenita'
Laeliocattleya Kathleen Clarke 'Carmenita'
A compact growing, splash petaled Cattleya favored for its showiness and reliable blooming nature. The flowers are vibrant lilac-pink with magenta splash and a deep magenta-red lip. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: March 24, 2014
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Laeliocattleya Okarchee 'Dark Thunder'
Laeliocattleya Okarchee 'Dark Thunder'
A remarkable variety not just for its large, pink-purple flowers, but also for its temperature tolerance. The shade house where these plants grow has gone down to 28 degrees (F) in the winter! Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 2, 2007
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$75.00
Laeliocattleya Oroyum 'Neon'
Laeliocattleya Oroyum 'Neon'
Clusters of vibrant orange bloom from this compact-growing variety. Flower count is usually six per inflorescence, and overall plant height is 16 inches. From the crossing of Laeliocattleya Brilliant Orange and Cattleya aurantiaca. Temperature Tolerant. May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: May 10, 2013
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Laeliocattleya Rojo
Laeliocattleya Rojo
It took two hot species, Cattleya aurantiaca and Laelia milleri, to produce such intense colors as those found on this primary hybrid. These have been growing in an unheated shade house for years, surviving the winter of 2007 when temperatures dropped to 28 degrees. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: March 18, 2010
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Laeliocattleya Schilleriana 'San Diego'
Laeliocattleya Schilleriana 'San Diego'
Crystal-white tepals and blue lips on this temperature-tolerant variety from the crossing of the Brazilian species Cattleya intermediate and Laelia purpurata. Temperature Tolerant. May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: May 6, 2012
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Laeliocattleya Trick or Treat
Laeliocattleya Trick or Treat
Vibrant oranges to reds have been the colors thus far from this cross of Laelia Icarus and Laeliocattleya Chit Chat. These plants have grown and intiated their flower spikes out with our cymbidiums, but should do equally well under intermediate conditions. Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: March 17, 2009
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$25.00
Schomburgkia superbiens var. alba 'Don Hubert Cross', CBM/AOS
Schomburgkia superbiens var. alba 'Don Hubert Cross', CBM/AOS
This cultivar was discovered by Hubert Cross growing on an exposed ridge east of Jinotega, Nicaragua. Based on the notation of the discovery, here at our nursery we are growing this plant in full sunlight, which significantly improves its flowering. A pure white variety of the lovely, tall spiked Laelia superbiens, it produces up to 15 flowers per spike! Temperature Tolerant. April - May blooming. Species from Central America.
Orchid of the Day: March 16, 2013
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Sophrolaeliocattleya Jewel Box 'Scheherazade', AM/AOS
Sophrolaeliocattleya Jewel Box 'Scheherazade', AM/AOS
This plant has received no less than 16 American Orchid Society awards for its flower and cultural quality! With its rich, almost cherry-red color, its free blooming character, and tendency to form specimens quickly, the awards are well deserved. It is a compact-growing plant with an overall height of only about eight inches on a blooming size plant. . Temperature Tolerant. May blooming.
Orchid of the Day: April 21, 2014
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