a species from Brazil and until recently was known as Laelia
one of the rupiculous Laelias. In the wild this
species is found as a lithophyte growing on rock under dense bushes.
The inflorescences measure 10cm, bear a few flowers that
each measure 4-5cm across.
plant is flowering size. Grow Cattleya
a pot with plenty of gravel in the media, in very bright light
and kept lightly moist year round, the plant itself needs to dry
rapidly after watering. The plant flowers during the autumn. This
plant grows well in an intermediate greenhouse although likes cooler
temperatures in the winter and will grow indoors under suitable