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Cattleya

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Sophronitis
Phonetic Spelling
KAT-lee-yuh
Description

A genus of orchids native to much of South America.  They can be terrestrial or epiphytes and generally prefer humid environments.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
C. forbesii, C. labiata, C. mossiae, C. trianae
Tags:
#epiphytic#orchid#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
C. forbesii, C. labiata, C. mossiae, C. trianae
Tags:
#epiphytic#orchid#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cattleya
    Family:
    Orchidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Epiphyte
    Herbaceous Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No