Cattleya aurantiaca "marmorata" X sib 3"
species - Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica
This is the spotted form of the species now known as Guarianthe aurantiaca by taxonomists. It becomes a medium size plant at maturity and produces a head of few to 10 or more flowers about 1" in size. Flowers appear late Winter-Spring. The plants grow in areas where they may be subjected to both high and low temperatures, but for the sake of collectors, give them temperatures from around 55-60 degrees at night 80-85 degrees during the day with bright indirect light. Water and fertilize regularly in keeping with seasonal fluctuations (e.g. less of as days grow shorter, darker and cooler). Allow the medium to dry a bit between waterings. irst blooms are possible in 6 months.
LIMITED! NOT BLOOMING SIZE, NOT IN SPIKE, BUD OR FLOWER!!!