Cattleya grandis (Lindl.) A.A.Chadwick

Grand Laelia, Grand Cattleya


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Single leaf. Blooms in summer and spring but in autumn in the wild. Flowers short-lived, 4 to 5" on a 12 to 15" raceme, 2 to 5 flowers, fragrant.

History: 

Published in Classic Cattleyas 151 in 2006.

Basionym Laelia grandis Lindl.

Native to Brazil.

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