Brassavola (Cattleya) cucullata sp. - Without Flowers | BS
- Type: Species
- Fragrance: Yes
- Flower Size: 3-4 cm
- Flower Colour: White / Light yellow
- Conditions: Intermediate to warm
- Plant Size: Matured
- Pot Size: 10 cm
- Potting Media: Coconut husk
- Available: Without spike/flowers/buds
- Growing Tips: Click here for Cattleya Growing Guide
Short Description: Brassavola cucullata is a species native to Mexico, Central America, the West Indies and northern South America, common name is daddy-long-legs orchid, B. cucullata has terete leaves that are very thin pencil-like, The leaves droop, cannot stay upright, this drooping habit makes B. cucullata well suited for growing on a mount or in a basket. Not only do the plants droop, but so do the flowers. This species is one that can never grow bushy, a very lanky species, Producing brilliant large flowers with long spur-like petals.
The color of the flowers can vary from plant to plant, Generally con-color white, flowers can have golden petals and sepals and have reddish flowers too! This could be occurring due to cultural factors and genetics.
Please refer plant pictures for size reference.
Note: Colors, patterns & size of the flowers can vary due to the variations produced by hybrids or species. There are chances that the buds/flowers could dry up in transit during Shipping after packing. The local climatic conditions and the nutrition given can affect the brightness & colour intensity of flowers. While we make every effort to match the actual colours of the flowers, the photographs may not be the exact representation, due to different monitor settings.