What type of Orchid is this

Asked September 11, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT

This plant was given to me and I want to know what it is - thank you

Sarasota County Florida

1 Response

This is a Cattleya orchid. Cattleya orchids are an evergreen tropical orchid. Grow this orchid outdoors during the summer in good light and indoors during the winter at a bright window or under lights. Or maybe in Sarasota County you can grow this orchid outdoors in the winter. I move my orchids indoor if the temperature stay below 55 degrees at night. Move the orchid plant where you will enjoy the flower when in bloom.

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