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Collection: Cattleya Alliance

Cattleyas, the royalty of the orchid family, are native to the slopes of the Andes in South America. On the mountain slopes they have moderate days and cool nights, so they appreciate a temperature drop in the evening. They are comfortable at temperatures as low as 55 degrees at night, with days in the 70's or higher. They need bright light (not full sun) to flower. They must have good drainage, and like to dry a bit between waterings. Fertilize lightly when they are in active growth. Repot in a well draining mix, like our Cypress blends, when they have outgrown the pot or the mix has broken down (every two or three years).

Please refer to individual items for time expected until first blooming. Many of our offerings are young plants that will need to be grown to flowering size.  Unless otherwise stated in the description, items listed are not sent in spike, bud or bloom.

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  • Lc. Tangerine Dream
    Lc. Tangerine Dream
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  • Laelia crispa carnea 'Equilab' x self *Flask*
    Laelia crispa carnea 'Equilab' x self *Flask*
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  • Bare-Root Collection #2- Assorted Species
    Bare-Root Collection #2- Assorted Species
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  • Bare-Root Collection #1- Cattleya Hybrids
    Bare-Root Collection #1- Cattleya Hybrids
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  • Warm Growing Trio- Species
    Warm Growing Trio- Species
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  • Blc. Memoria Floyd Irvin Bachrach ‘Peach Smoothie’ x Blc. Marie Orange Scherbert ‘Picotee’
    Blc. (Owen Holmes x George King) 'Picotee'
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  • Cattleya Madonna 'Mendenhall' x Blc. Temple Bells 'Shapely' HCC/AOS
    Blc. Temple Bells 'Shapely'
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  • Blc. (Eagle Island x Horace) ‘Newberry’ x Blc. Goldenzelle ‘Promised Land’ AM/AOS
    Blc. (Eagle Island x Horace)
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  • Bc. Mount Hood 'Mary' AM/AOS x Bc. Raspberry Parfait 'Lorraine McLellan'
    Bc. Raspberry Parfait 'Lorraine McLellan'
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  • Bc. Mount Hood 'Mary' AM/AOS x Bc. Raspberry Parfait 'Lorraine McLellan'
    Bc. Mount Hood 'Mary'
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  • Cattleya Johnette Bowers 'Madonna' x Bc. Pastoral 'Innocence' FCC/AOS
    Cattleya Johnette Bowers 'Madonna' x Bc. Pastoral 'Innocence' FCC/AOS
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  • Lc. Bingham Vick 'Velvet' x Blc. Owen Holmes 'Firecup'
    Lc. Bingham Vick 'Velvet' x Blc. Owen Holmes 'Firecup'
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  • Pot. Greg Uzar 'Newberry Majesty'
    Pot. Greg Uzar 'Newberry Majesty'
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  • Cattleya maxima semi-alba var. striata 'Manalo' x self
    Cattleya maxima semi-alba var. striata 'Manalo' x self
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  • Cattleya lueddemanniana coerulea 'Michael' AM/AOS x '(Adriana x Irma Sofia)'
    Cattleya lueddemanniana coerulea 'Michael' AM/AOS x '(Adriana x Irma Sofia)'
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  • Warm Growing Trio- Hybrids
    Warm Growing Trio- Hybrids
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