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x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Ports of Paradise

Family Name: Orchidaceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Moderate Water Occasional Misting Hanging Basket Fragrant Ornamental Flowers Epiphyte Herbaceous


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Epiphyte, Herbaceous Plant
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial


Preferred Climate Zone Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Sympodial orchid to 30cm in height
Flowers Flowers lime green- yellowish green, 15-18cm across, with a lime like fragrance
Taxonomy Hybrid between Rhyncolaeliocattleya Fortune and Rhyncolaelia digbyana

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Fragrant (Flowers)
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Well-Drained Soils
Landscape Uses Small Gardens, Container Planting, Hanging Basket
Thematic Landscaping Fragrant / Aromatherapy Garden

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
Planting Remarks Grow under 1 layer of shade netting (about 70-80% sunlight) under tropical lowland conditions. Use well drained/ porous media for potting.
Pest(s) Sucking Insects
Propagation Method Division, Tissue Culture


Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Yellow / Golden, Green - Light Green

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Master ID 32497
Species ID 6909
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.