Cutflower Nomenclature

Scientific/Botanical Name:

Genus: x Vuylstekeara



English Name:


Common Name:

Fall in Love

Botanical Family:

Name in Latin: Orchidaceae

Name in English: The Orchid Family

The Plant

Origin: intergeneric hybrid between three orchid genera, Cochlioda, Miltonia and Odontoglossum

Growth Habit: terrestrial bulb

Flower: burgundy flowers with a large ruffled lip marked with intricate white patterns

Blooming Period: spring, They will typically bloom once a year.

Leaf: bright green, long


ornamental plant

Care and Handling

Soil: orchid media

Amount of water: moderate, do not let stand in water. Morning misting of foliage is also helpful. Vuylstekeara should become moderately dry between waterings.

Nutrition: orchid fertilizer

Special handling:

Special feature/remarks:

vuylstekeara enjoy moist air, requiring a minimum of 40-50% humidity in the immediate vicinity of the plant.