Flower Database

Cattleya

Basic information
Flower Name
Cattleya
Formal Name
Cattleya hybrids
Alias
Cattleya
Habitat
Tropical regions of Central and South America
Morph
Non-Hardy for many years the grass
Comment
Cattleya is a non-hardy perennial orchids of the department Orchidaceae Cattleya genus native to Central and South America to epiphytes. Aromatic and graceful form as a representative of the Orchid show, "Orchid Queen", "Queen of flowers" also known as. The flowers of Cattleya consists of side sepals, dorsal sepal, lip and petals. Give the egg-shaped flowers in racemes from the base of the long and narrow, stiff leaves from stems of rod-shaped spindle called a valve (pseudobulb). Potted plants and corsage, bouquet, etc are used.
General name: Cattleya , scientific name: Cattleya, origin: Latin America's tropical regions, and environment: high mountain forest floor, life type: non-hardy perennials on the trees or rocks to epiphytic, height: 20-50 cm, different flower colors: peach, white, red, Orange and yellow and purplish-red and blue-violet, blue and green-lip color, flower size: 5-15 cm and flowers (1 flower per stem): 1-10 and flowering stage: species.
Detailed information
Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Cattleya
Species
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse Ct flower・Flower arrangement
Color
Red, Pink, Blue, Green, Violet, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
Season
Jan Feb Oct Nov Dec
Height
20  ~ 50  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 15