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  Cultivar Details for
Cattleya bowringiana 'Splendens'
 
 
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CJ Maciejeski
 

 
Comments: A spectacular tetraploid form of this attractive species from Belize and Guatemala, 'Splendens' has large flowers of stunning color and beautiful texture. Sepals and petals concolor deep, dark, sparkling fuchsia; petals attractively waved along the edges; no fading at tips or anywhere, with intense color saturation uniform; labellum midlobe deeper, electric ultraviolet with a central disc of deepest merlot, midlobe lightly crisped, canary internally with merlot striping, external portion of sidelobes darker than petals and sepals with even darker feathering along dorsal edges. Flowers well spaced on inflorescence and relatively flat, with no recurving at tips. Substance thin, texture crystalline. Natural spread 7.3 cm horizontally, 6.0 cm vertically; dorsal sepal 1.0 cm wide, 3.8 cm long; lateral petals 2.3 cm wide, 3.9 cm long; lateral sepals 1.2 cm wide, 3.9 cm long; labellum 1.2 cm wide, 2.9 cm long. This plant also tends to flower twice a year with an inferior flowering late spring to early summer and a much superior flowering with more flowers in fall.
Donor's culture notes: Temperature range W (70-90°F)
Unique ID: MC1203
(this will not change even if any part of the name should change)
 

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Propagation Efforts Involving This Plant
TN2540 'Splendens' × self (Pol. Jun 2001) -- Capsule failed more info
 
 

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