Cattleya luteola Lindl.

Pale Yellow Cattleya


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cattleya

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Dwarf. Single leaf. Fragrant long-lived flowers. Pale yellow.

Need lots of sun, good air circulation and humidity. Night temperatures 58F.

History: 

Published in Gard. Chron. 774 in 1853. Also published in Bot. Mag. 84: 5032 in 1858.

Native to Brasil, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru.

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Sources of Information

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