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Cattleya Fort Motte 'Mendenhall'  x Cattleya Comets Tail

Cattleya Fort Motte 'Mendenhall' x Cattleya Comets Tail

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Cattleya Fort Motte 'Mendenhall'  x Cattleya Comets Tail

(both parents pictured)


Brand New Cross!  This hybrid will produce compact bifoliates with stunning spotted blooms. Bold coloring, and great fragrance!  Will be suitable for basket or mount culture.  Warm loving parentage on both sized. Like most bifoliates, repotting is limited to one specific season each year.

Early release of a new crop.  Plants are growing established in 2" mesh baskets.  (They really love the added drainage).


SKU 10720/25
Pot Size 2" mesh basket
Alliance Cattleya
Limited Edition Limited Edition- means we have very few plants and expect to sell out very quickly
Plant type Hybrid (seedling),
Bloom Color Purple/Dark Spots
Expected First Flowering These plants are expected to be flowering size in approximately 2-3 years
Fragrant? Noticeably Fragrant
Light Requirements Bright, Indirect Light
Size Expected at Maturity Compact- Will be less than 15" when mature.
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.