Cymbidium Fort Knox

Cymbidium Fort Knox

Hybrid Classification
Seed Parent: Cymbidium Brentwood
Pollen Parent: Cymbidium Cleo Sherman
Genus: Cymbidium
Hybrid Epithet: Cym Fort Knox
Binomial name
Cymbidium Fort Knox
Peterson Bros.
Peterson Bros. 1966

Cymbidium Fort Knox is a cymbidium hybrid that blooms from late winter through summer.


Keep cool. Pot in medium fir bark or soil. Water approximately once a week in summer and about once every ten days in the winter. To avoid sun burns, keep in partial sun and medium shade.


Generation 1

  1. Cymbidium Brentwood × Cymbidium Cleo Sherman

Generation 2

  1. Cymbidium Brentwood =Cymbidium Midas × Cymbidium Irina
  2. Cymbidium Cleo Sherman =Cymbidium Alexanderi × Cymbidium Babylon

Generation 3

  1. Cymbidium Midas =Cymbidium Miranda × Cymbidium Pauwelsii
  2. Cymbidium Irina =Cymbidium Adastra × Cymbidium Adelma
  3. Cymbidium Alexanderi = Cymbidium Veitchii × Cymbidium insigne
  4. Cymbidium Babylon =Cymbidium Olympus × Cymbidium Pauwelsii

Generation 4

  1. Cymbidium Olympus = Cymbidium Alexanderi × Cymbidium Vesta
  2. Cymbidium Pauwelsii = Cymbidium insigne × Cymbidium lowianum
  3. Cymbidium Miranda=Cymbidium Alexanderi × Cymbidium Lowio-grandiflorum
  4. Cymbidium Adastra =Cymbidium Letty × Cymbidium Pauwelsii
  5. Cymbidium Adelma =Cymbidium Letty × Cymbidium Lowio-grandiflorum

Generation 5

  1. Cymbidium Vesta =Cymbidium Alexanderi × Cymbidium insigne
  2. Cymbidium Alexanderi = Cymbidium Veitchii × Cymbidium insigne
  3. Cymbidium Lowio-grandiflorum = Cymbidium hookerianum × Cymbidium lowianum
  4. Cymbidium Letty =Cymbidium Gottianum × Cymbidium Merlin
  5. Cymbidium Pauwelsii = Cymbidium insigne × Cymbidium lowianum

Further Generations

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