Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Weather Station Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums


The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!


  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"


Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 26
Like Tree9Likes

Cattleya purpurata

This is a discussion on Cattleya purpurata within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Cattleya purpurata In the southern hemisphere is now Cattleya purpurata time. This species is blooming ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Horst is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Horst Dieter Eisele
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleya
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul
    Posts
    639
    Member's Country Flag

    Default Cattleya purpurata

    Cattleya purpurata

    In the southern hemisphere is now Cattleya purpurata time.
    This species is blooming from mid of November until end of December.

    This image is showing the anelata variety. In latin languages such as spanish (anillo), portuguese (anel) and italian (anello) it is the word for ring . Clearly can be seen the ring like purple coloring at the entry of the tube.

    In nature this variety is seldom to find. Most plants commercially available are clones from C. purpurata anelata "Pinheiro".
    Attached Images Attached Images  

  2. #2
    catasetum-ian's Avatar
    catasetum-ian is offline apprentice
    Real Name
    ian
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    catasetums
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    malaysia, selangor
    Posts
    1,218
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    i am not a big fan of Catt. but i must say this one is so sweeeeeet.

  3. #3
    mazlani's Avatar
    mazlani is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    mazlan
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7.
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    bulbophyllum
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Selangor, Malaysia
    Posts
    2,869
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    This is so lovely. Love the purple ring in the labellum. Thanks for sharing.

  4. #4
    gardenguysorchids's Avatar
    gardenguysorchids is offline Don't be afraid to color outside the lines
    Real Name
    Bill
    My Grow Area
    Under Lights
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Paphs, Oncidium,and Catts
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
    Posts
    3,526
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Soooooooooooo beautiful! Love it, love it, love it!

  5. #5
    Lizgeo is offline Senior Member
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7.
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Houston, Texas
    Posts
    1,236

    Default

    Lovely! I like all purpurata, this migt be my favortie var now.

  6. #6
    espranch is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Betty
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    encyclia
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Gender
    Female
    Location
    N. East Texas
    Posts
    2,747
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mazlani View Post
    This is so lovely. Love the purple ring in the labellum. Thanks for sharing.
    I, also LOVE the purple ring in the throat...simply beautiful...Betty

  7. #7
    ang709's Avatar
    ang709 is offline Loves 'chids
    Real Name
    Angie
    My Grow Area
    Windowsill
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    1,668

    Default

    I have not seen this variety before. It is gorgeous!

  8. #8
    pavel's Avatar
    pavel is offline change is the only constant
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    whatever will bloom
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    8,643
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Excellant variety, Horst! (And wonderful composition of the photo.)


  9. #9
    orchids^_^'s Avatar
    orchids^_^ is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Quan
    My Grow Area
    Sunroom
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Compact Catts
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Boulder, Colorado
    Posts
    1,325
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    I love the purple ring in the throat!!! SO PRETTY! :O
    Alex

  10. #10
    Brutal_Dreamer's Avatar
    Brutal_Dreamer is offline Dreaming with my eyes open...
    Real Name
    Bruce Brown
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleyas & Slippers
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Arkansas
    Posts
    34,003
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Thanks for the information on this orchid and for the beautiful photo of the cattleya that you bloomed. Love it!

    cheers,
    BD

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Cattleya purpurata X Cattleya loddigesii
    By siaogu in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: December 22nd, 2012, 12:32 AM
  2. Cattleya purpurata
    By Horst in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: November 13th, 2011, 10:34 PM
  3. Cattleya purpurata var. mandayana
    By Horst in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: December 26th, 2010, 07:01 PM
  4. Cattleya purpurata var. carnea
    By Horst in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: December 25th, 2010, 11:44 AM
  5. Cattleya purpurata var. flamea
    By Horst in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: November 25th, 2010, 10:41 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.