Cattleya bicolor

C. bicolor

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Cattleya
Species: C. bicolor
Binomial name
Cattleya bicolor
Lindley 1836

Cattleya bicolor is a plant in the genus Cattleya.


Plant blooms at any season with up to seven highly fragrant 10 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing on trees in the jungles of Brazil.


Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. The plant is a cool to warm growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.


C. bicolor agnes Cattleya bicolor agnes Green petals and sepals, lip is magenta


Common Name: Bicolored Cattleya


  1. Cattleya bicolor var. caerulea auct. 1894
  2. Cattleya bicolor subsp. minasgaerensis Fowlie 1977
  3. Cattleya bicolor var. lewisii auct. 1896
  4. Cattleya bicolor var. mearuresiana B.S.Williams 1888
  5. Cattleya bicolor var. olocheilos Klinge 1898
  6. Cattleya bicolor var. splendida Rchb.f 1857
  7. Cattleya bicolor var. wrigleyana Rchb.f. 1885
  8. Cattleya dupontii Ruschi 1970
  9. Cattleya grossii Kraenzl. 1897
  10. Cattleya measuresiana (Lindl.) Blumensch. 1861
  11. Cattleya tetraploidea Brieger 1978
  12. Epidendrum bicolor [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861
  13. Epidendrum iridee Desc. 1821

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