Cymbidium Mainstem

Cymbidium Mainstem stars & stripes
Cymbidium Mainstem "Stars & Stripes"

Hybrid Classification
Seed Parent: Cymbidium Camelot
Pollen Parent: Cymbidium Paracel
Genus: Cymbidium
Hybrid Epithet: Cym Mainstem
Binomial name
Cymbidium Mainstem
Rod McLellan Co.
Rod McLellan Co. 1970

Cymbidium Mainstem 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 Camelot × Cymbidium Paracel

Generation 2

  1. Cymbidium Paracel= Cymbidium Mildred Hunter × Cymbidium Clarissa
  2. Cymbidium Camelot = Cymbidium Dryad × Cymbidium pumilum

Generation 3

  1. Cymbidium Mildred Hunter = Cymbidium Edzell × Cymbidium Lysander
  2. Cymbidium Dryad = Cymbidium insigne × Cymbidium parishii
  3. Cymbidium Clarissa =Cymbidium Carisbrook × Cymbidium Rio Rita

Generation 4

  1. Cymbidium Lysander = Cymbidium Lady Colman × Cymbidium President Wilson
  2. Cymbidium Carisbrook =Cymbidium Ceres × Cymbidium Ralph Sander
  3. Cymbidium Rio Rita = Cymbidium Pearl × Cymbidium Ruby
  4. Cymbidium Edzell = Cymbidium Ceres × Cymbidium Lysander

Generation 5

  1. Cymbidium President Wilson = Cymbidium Alexanderi × Cymbidium lowianum
  2. Cymbidium Lady Colman = Cymbidium Veitchii × Cymbidium tracyanum
  3. Cymbidium Ceres = Cymbidium iansonii × Cymbidium insigne
  4. Cymbidium Ralph Sander = Cymbidium J. Davis × Cymbidium Pauwelsii
  5. Cymbidium Pearl = Cymbidium Alexanderi × Cymbidium hookerianum
  6. Cymbidium Ruby = Unknown
  7. Cymbidium Lysander = Cymbidium Lady Colman × Cymbidium President Wilson

Further Generations

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