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PlantFiles: Species Orchid, Greatest Cattleya
Cattleya maxima

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Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cattleya (KAT-lee-yuh) (Info)
Species: maxima (MAKS-ih-muh) (Info)

Synonym:Cattleya malouana
Synonym:Epidendrum maximum

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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