Cattleya lueddemanniana Rchb.f.

Lueddemann's Cattleya

forma coerulea Golden Try

forma coerulea Golden Try


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant


Single, erect, grey-green leaf. Blooms in summer or autumn on short inflorescence. Flowers to 8.5" diameter and strongly fragrant.


Published in Xenia Orchid. 1: 29 in 1854.

Native to Venezuela.

Also published in Dict. Icon. Orchid. Cattleya plate 21 in 1899.

Lueddemann was a French orchid grower in the 1800s.


Hybridizing Characteristics: 

Bloom time dominated by the other species in the cross. Poor substance and only two flowers dominant. Therefore not much used. (Hereditary Influences of the Cattleya Alliance -

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