Cattleya x hardyana B.S.Williams

Hardy's Cattleya

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


Natural hybrid using Cattleya dowiana var. aurea. Gets the deep colored lip from C. warscewiczii.

Fragrant flowers to 8" diameter.

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Published in Gard. Chron. n.s. 1: 243 in 1883.

Also published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cattleya hybrid 2 in 1896.

Seed parent Cattleya dowiana var. aurea.

Pollen parent Cattleya warscewiczii.

Found in Colombia.

Synonyms Cattleya x statteriana Rolfe and Cattleya x massaiana Hook.


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