Cattleya Ella (1898)

Ella (1898) Cattleya (C.)


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

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)...

History: 

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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