Orchid (Cattleya intermedia)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 inches to 8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Pale lavender-pink; lip has a fuchsia midlobe
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
4"-5"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Division of pseudobulbs.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Actually the original species is pure lavender or pink. This is a

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Location: Cisco, TxDate: 2018-04-10Actually the original species is pure lavender or pink. This is a
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Location: Southeast Pennsylvania Orchid Show (SEPOS) and Sale, Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456 Date: 2017-03-24Labeled Cattleya intermedia aquinii orlata
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Location: syn. Cattleya intermedia var. amethystinaDate: 2013-03-10Photo courtesy of: Dinkum
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Location: Southeast Pennsylvania Orchid Show (SEPOS) and Sale, Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456 Date: 2017-03-24Cattleya intermedia var. aquinii
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Date: 2012-04-09Photo courtesy of: Arne and Bent Larsen
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Location: syn. Cattleya intermedia var pallida Edwards's Bot. Register (1836)
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Location: forma alba, Osaka Prefectural Flower Garden,Osaka,JapanDate: 2011-03-12Photo courtesy of: KENPEI
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Location: forma alba Osaka Prefectural Flower Garden,Osaka,JapanDate: 2011-08-29Photo courtesy of: KENPEI
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Location: forma albaDate: 2010-02-05Photo courtesy of: Elena Gaillard
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Location: syn. Cattleya intermedia var. variegataCurtis's Bot. Magazine (1844)
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Location: syn. Cattleya intermedia var. angustifoliaDate: 2009-12-10Curtis's Bot. Magazine (1840)
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Location: Southeast Pennsylvania Orchid Show (SEPOS) and Sale, Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456Date: 2017-3-24Labelled Cattleya intermedia var. orlata.
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Location: Southeast Pennsylvania Orchid Show (SEPOS) and Sale, Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456 Date: 2017-03-24Cattleya intermedia var aquinii
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2018-03-03
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Cattleya intermedia var. aquinii and var. orlata by Australis Jan 13, 2019 5:05 PM 1
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