Cattleya maxima semi-alba var. striata 'Manalo' x self
A quite unusual color form of this popular and easy to grow species. Mother plant is a distinctive semi-alba with clear purple veining (or striations) on the petals. Gorgeous husky foliage on compact growing plants. (Please note this is not the lowlands form of Cattleya maxima). We can't wait to see these as mature plants!
Plants are established in 2.5" pots, and growing well in douglas fir bark.
Unless otherwise stated, please understand that bloom photos show mature sized plants not what those offered currently look like.
|Pot Size||2.5" pot|
|Bloom Color||White, Semi-Alba|
|Expected First Flowering||These plants will be flowering size in approximately 2-3 years|
|Light Requirements||Bright, Indirect Light|
|Size Expected at Maturity||Standard- Large growth habit, at least 15”-18” tall, excluding flowers|
|Blooming Season||Summer, Fall|
|Suitable for Windowsill or Under Artificial Lights||No|
|Temperature Requirements. (Based on Carter & Holmes Orchids recommendations for plant growth)||Intermediate/Warm Grower- This plant can tolerate a range of temperatures from 55-90 degrees with adequate humidity and airflow.|
|Export Status||This item is approved for CITES export outside the continental United States including Hawaii, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands|