- Flower nameCattleya
- Scientific nameCattleya hybrids
- AliasCattleya, カトレヤ
- Place of originTropical regions of Central and South America
- Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement, Greenhouse
- Flowering seasonJanuary, February, October, November, December
What is Cattleya
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.