Flower Portrait: Cattleya Portia

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C. Portia ‘Coerulea’ is an epiphytic, evergreen orchid from Central and South America. Tall, pseudo-bulb with stalks that grow erectly with one or two long, leathery, ovate, green leaves and 4 inches wide blue-lilac flowers.

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18 thoughts on “Flower Portrait: Cattleya Portia

    1. I have a collection of orchid photos Ken. These all belong to RHS Wisley in their glasshouse! I used to have some of the Phalaenopsis (moth orchids) in yellow, white and pink, but they are all gone now.

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