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Cattleya iricolor

This is a discussion on Cattleya iricolor within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A small flowered Cattleya, not often seen. Blooming every year between February and April....

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    Default Cattleya iricolor

    A small flowered Cattleya, not often seen. Blooming every year between February and April.

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    What a great show this one is giving...lovely!

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    I have been looking for an Iricolor...you lucky man you! Color me jealous...very nice blooming and gorgeous flowers!

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    Nice blooming!

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    Wow!Yes, harly ever seen. It has so many blooms, awesome!

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    Thanks for posting this beautiful species. I've never seen one before.

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    Eric, lovely, lovely specimen. I have this but yet to bloom it. Although, I think it is big enough. Any cultural notes you might add? Mine is potted but I think it longs to be placed on a mount.

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    Very unique and beautiful cattleya. I love it, Eric.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdayinflorida View Post
    Any cultural notes you might add? Mine is potted but I think it longs to be placed on a mount.
    I grow it with my other Cats (in a pot with bark and sphagnum, same temperature, same light...). This plant should dry between 2 waterings +++ otherwise the roots rot. I think this species would like to be mounted.

    Thank you all.

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    I think I'm going to switch to a mount. Thanks for the info.

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