Mar. 30, 2016: The obsession with polka-dotted Cattleyas continue with some of Fred Clarke’s (Sunset Valley Orchids) new hybrids.
C. Leoloddiglossa f. coerulea (C. Loddiglossa f. coerulea ‘Blue Sky’ x C. leopoldii f. coerulea ‘Kathleen’ JC/AOS)
(picture from SVO website) Blue spots!
C. Leoloddiglossa f. coerulea ‘SVO’ x C. bicolor f. coerulea ‘SVO Blue’
(picture from SVO website) One parent of this new hybrid is the C. Leoloddiglossa f. coerulea at the top of this post. The other parent is this beautiful and appropriately named species: bicolor.
Slc. Katherine Clarkson ‘SVO’ HCC/AOS x Pot. Leopard Gem ‘Spotted Leopard’
(picture from SVO website) This is one of the parents of this new hybrid.