Cattleya Mem. Dina Izumi X Pot. DiCiommo's Rainbow 'Waiomao Satin' HCC/AOS 4" NFS
Cattleya Mem. Dina Izumi X Pot. DiCiommo's Rainbow 'Waiomao Satin' HCC/AOS
NOTE: This is an unbloomed and as yet unnamed seedling cross. Parents are shown to the right; Rainbow is above Dina Izumi
Expectation: Dina Izumi is a strong grower, like a more compact Porcia with better flowers; Rainbow has one of the best red breeders of modern day as a parent. Look for nicely shaped flowers on strong plants, probably mainly magenta in color, but with some surprises.
Pot size: 4" plastic
Plant size: about " exclusive of pot
Flower size: probably around 3"
Flowering season: probably Fall. Est. 1 year to first bloom (i.e. next growth)
Temperature: best with warm nights (60+ degrees) ; days to 80+
Light: likes bright indirect
Water: water a fertilize regularly, especially Spring-Summer, let dry some between waterings.
GENERAL NOTE: Avoid putting fertilizer on a thoroughly dry plant. Water first, follow in 24 hours with water+ fertilizer.