Cattleya dowiana var. aurea
Blooming size plants available for sale at $70 each.
Only 2 plants available.
The plants have 6-8 growths each and are around 40 cm in height.
This uncommon and highly sought after Cattleya species is also known as the queen of Cattleya species for its large flowers and unique lips. The aurea form is a 3N variety with larger flowers of around 15 cm in size. The flowers have a strong fragrance. The lips of the flowers are dark red in colour with very nice thin, yellow stripes and wavy edges. This Cattleya species is warm growing, it flowers well locally and prefers to be grown in medium with good drainage, under bright light.
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