B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cattleya violacea is cold hardy
USDA Zone:i intermediate (Orchids)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
v. frag. ROSE-PURPLE, lip VIOLET
ell.-ov. to 16.5x8.5cm.
|Cattleya violacea sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Cattleya violacea:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|4||: Orchid Seed List|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|59||: Brazilian Native and Introduced Plants|
|91||: Colombian Native and Introduced Plants|
|109||: Central American Native and Introduced Plants|
|110||: South American Native Plant Seed List|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Cattleya violacea seeds will usually germinate in 90-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.