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Cattleya Orchid Flowers

Cattleya Orchid Flower Facts

Corsage orchid, as is commonly known..
The leaves are sold as Orca foliage
Central and South America
Pinks, purples, yellows and white
This Flowers are Availble in All seasons
Botanical Name:
Cattleya Orchid
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Cattelya orchids are known for being magnificent.  They are mainly used for parties, weddings and luxurious occasions.

Cattleya Orchids Flower Meaning and Symbolism

In general, orchids are used to denote the following,

  • Beauty
  • Strength
  • Luxury
  • Love

 During the ancient Geek times they represented Virility. In the Victorian times they represented Luxury. Cattelya orchids in specific represent Mature Charm.

Cattelya orchids have been named after a 19th century orchid collector and horticulturist, William Cattelya.

Cattleya Orchids Flower Facts

  • Cattelya species were mainly found in the tropical regions of South America to Costa Rica.
  • The brides of the 1940s and 50s preferred Cattelya flowers for their special day.
  • The hybrid varieties are available in many colors and scents.
  • The Cattelya orchids have three petals. One of the petals is a brightly colored lip.
  • Cattelya is a popular choice of corsage for prom nights.