Cattleya Ella (1898)

Ella (1898) Cattleya (C.)

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


From Orchid Rev. 6: 317 in 1898: C. X Ella (bicolor X Warscewiczii), a fine hybrid, with flowers most like C. bicolor in shape, and the colour rosy lilac, with a brilliant purple front lobe margined with lavender (Award of Merit)...


Registered and originated by Veitch in 1898.

Seed parent Cattleya bicolor.

Pollen parent Cattleya warscewiczii.

Published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cattleya hybrid #13 in 1900.


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