Lycaste Heat Wave

Lycaste Heat Wave
Lycaste Heat Wave

Hybrid Classification
Seed Parent: Lycaste Wyld Promise
Pollen Parent: Lycaste Hardie
Genus: Lycaste
Hybrid Epithet: Lyc. Heat Wave
Binomial name
Lycaste Heat Wave
Orchids Royale
Orchids Royale Apr 24, 2008

Lycaste Heat Wave is a hybrid from the genus Lycaste.


Grow in diffused bright light and keep in cool to warm temperatures. Keep humidity from 40 to 70%. Water regularly during growing season. The potting media should be a little moist in between waterings. To prevent rot, avoid water from touching leaves. Reduce watering during the winter. Pot plants in 75% fine bark and 25% perlite or in full sphagnum moss.


Lycaste Heat Wave white Lycaste Heat Wave variant Sepals and petals are white. Lip is white and spotted.


Generation 1

  1. Lycaste Wyld Promise × Lycaste Hardie

Generation 2

  1. Lycaste Wyld Promise = Lycaste Wyld Surprise × Lycaste Promises
  2. Lycaste Hardie= Lycaste Koolena × Lycaste Promises

Generation 3

  1. Lycaste Wyld Surprise = Lycaste Wyld Court × Lycaste Vulcan
  2. Lycaste Koolena =Lycaste Auburn × Lycaste skinneri
  3. Lycaste Promises=Lycaste Auburn × Lycaste Imschootiana

Generation 4

  1. Lycaste Vulcan = Lycaste Jason × Lycaste Wyld Court
  2. Lycaste Wyld Court = Lycaste Lucianiana × Lycaste skinneri
  3. Lycaste Auburn =Lycaste Balliae × Lycaste Sunrise
  4. Lycaste Imschootiana =Lycaste cruenta × Lycaste skinneri

Generation 5

  1. Lycaste Jason =Lycaste cruenta × Lycaste lasioglossa
  2. Lycaste Wyld Court = Lycaste Lucianiana × Lycaste skinneri
  3. Lycaste Lucianiana = Lycaste lasioglossa × Lycaste skinneri
  4. Lycaste Balliae =Lycaste macrophylla × Lycaste skinneri
  5. Lycaste Sunrise =Lycaste Imschootiana × Lycaste skinneri

Further Generations

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