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(Cattleya, Corsage Orchid, Gaskell's Corsage Orchid)

Perhaps the source of the color "orchid", Cattleya gaskelliana is admired for its large, fragrant, ruffled orchid-colored flowers that appear in late spring. An epiphytic (growing on another plant) or lithophytic (growing on rocks) tender perennial orchid from eastern Venezuela's montane forests, Gaskell's corsage orchid forms a lush, sprawling cluster that can be cultivated on a tree branch, rock crevice, wood/wire basket or pot in frost-free garden spaces. Extensive...

Image of Cattleya gaskelliana f. alba photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cattleya, Corsage Orchid, White Gaskell's Corsage Orchid)

Majestic in size, texture and beauty, the white form alba of Cattleya gaskelliana is admired for its large, fragrant, ruffled white late springtime flowers. An epiphyte (growing on another plant) or lithophyte (growing on rocks), this tender perennial orchid from eastern Venezuela's montane forests, white Gaskell's corsage orchid will form a lush, sprawling cluster on a tree branch, rock, wood basket or clay pot in frost-free gardens. This orchid that flowers so prolifically unfortunately...

Image of Cattleya harrisoniana photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cattleya, Corsage Orchid, Harrison's Corsage Orchid)

Lovely with its rounded starry violet-lavender flowers that appear in summer, Cattleya harrisoniana is a vigorous orchid from the hot Brazilian rainforests northeast of Rio de Janeiro. An epiphytic tender perennial, Harrison's corsage orchid forms a lush, dense cluster that can be cultivated along a tree branch, in a wood/wire basket or weighted pot in frost-free gardens or greenhouses. Deforestation in its native lands have caused natural population to dwindle making it difficult to locate...

Image of Cattleya labiata photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Corsage Orchid, Crimson Lip Cattleya, Ruby-lipped Cattleya)

"Ruby" spotted lips appear on the fall and winter-occurring lavender-fuchsia blossoms of the ornate crimson-lipped cattleya. An epiphytic (growing on another plant), frost-tender perennial orchid from Brazil and Venezuela's highland forests, it will form a loose, airy cluster on a tree branch, wood basket or heavy pot in frost-free gardens.

Only one oblong, stiff, leathery green leaf grows from each club-like pseudobulb that is covered in green sheaths. A new pseudobulb appears in late spring...

Image of Cattleya lueddemanniana photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cattleya, Corsage Orchid, L├╝ddemann's Corsage Orchid)

Springtime heralds showy, large fuchsia-lavender flowers of Cattleya lueddemanniana, a beautifully-shaped orchid of the northern coast and mountain slopes of Venezuela. An epiphytic (growing on another plant) tender perennial, L├╝ddenmann's corsage orchid will form a lush, dense cluster upon a tree branch, wood/wire basket or weighted pot in frost-free gardens. There are white-flowering and more blue-violet colored forms of this species, and those that grow in the montane regions are smaller...

Image of Cattleya maxima photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cattleya, Christmas Orchid, Corsage Orchid)

Long-lasting and exquisitely beautiful, autumn and early winter heralds the violet-tinted lavender flowers of Cattleya maxima. Sometimes called the Christmas orchid because of the timing of its flowers, this tender perennial orchid is from northwestern South America. It is epiphytic (growing on another plant) and will form a lush, dense cluster upon a tree branch, wood/wire basket or weighted pot in frost-free gardens. There are white-flowering and pale-colored forms of this species, and...

Image of Cattleya mendelii photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cattleya, Corsage Orchid, Mendel's Corsage Orchid)

As large as a plump grapefruit, the barely white ruffled flowers of Cattleya mendelii have fragrant, red-purple and yellow centers. This tender perennial orchid is from mountain forests of eastern Colombia and is often recommended as the easiest corsage orchid to grow for first-time orchid growers. It is epiphytic (growing on another plant) or lithophytic (growing on rocks) and will form a lush, dense cluster upon a tree branch, wood/wire basket or weighted pot in frost-free gardens. It...

Image of Cattleya porphyroglossa photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cattleya, Corsage Orchid, Purple-lipped Corsage Orchid)

Long-lasting and boldly fragrant, Cattleya porphyroglossa adds springtime interest with its starry flowers of golden olive-brown and violet lips. More easily called the purple-lipped cattleya or corsage orchid, this tender perennial orchid is native to the trees along rivers in southeastern Brazil's swampy forests. It is epiphytic (growing on another plant) and will form a lush, dense cluster on a tree branch, or in a wood/wire basket or weighted pot in frost-free gardens.

Two oblong,...

Image of Cattleya quadricolor photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cattleya, Corsage Orchid, Four-colored Corsage Orchid)

With fragrant flowers that never fully expand but resemble waxy white cups, very late winter heralds the white, rose, yellow and violet flowers of Cattleya quadricolor, the four-colored cattleya. This tender perennial orchid grows in the upper reaches of trees on the eastern slopes of the Andes in Colombia. This corsage orchid is epiphytic (growing on another plant) and will form a lush, dense cluster upon a tree branch, wood/wire basket or weighted pot in frost-free gardens.

One oblong,...

Image of Cattleya schroederae photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Cattleya, Corsage Orchid)

Having a deliciously sweet aroma, the frilly lavender blooms of Cattleya schroederae have petal lips with an intense yellow-orange disc, occurring in late winter into spring. An epiphytic (growing on another plant) tender perennial orchid from Colombia, Schroeder's corsage orchid will vigorously form a lush, dense cluster upon a tree branch, wood basket or heavy pot in frost-free gardens.

Only one long, stiff, leathery green leaf grows from each slender pseudobulb. It typically grows...