Formal NameCattleya hybrids
HabitatTropical regions of Central and South America
MorphNon-Hardy for many years the grass
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.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeGreenhouse Ct flower・Flower arrangement
ColorRed, Pink, Blue, Green, Violet, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
SeasonJan Feb Oct Nov Dec
Height20 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 15