Cutflower Nomenclature

Scientific/Botanical Name:

Genus: x Beallara

Specie: nothegenus for intergeneric hybrids between orchid genera Brassia, Cochlioda, Miltonia and Odontoglossum (Brs. x Cda. x Milt. x Odm.)


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Botanical Family:

Name in Latin: Orchidaceae

Name in English: The Orchid Family

The Plant

Origin: artificial hybrid

Growth Habit: epiphyte with pseudobulbs

Flower: Spikes with 10-15 blooms, star shaped

Blooming Period: 2 times a year, spring and fall

Leaf: green elongated, lancelote-entire



Care and Handling

Soil: Orchid mixture. use with a pH of 7.5 or lower.

Amount of water: Water when orchid mixture approaches dryness (5-7 days)

Nutrition: Orchid food, formulated to use with water .. low in alkalinity

Special handling: Because of parentage they are adaptable to a wide range of temperatures - as high as 32 C and low as 15 C Low ot medium light. Misting advised in warm dry conditions.

Special feature/remarks:

The Largest sub family of the Orchid family