SOS Christmas party - december 11
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The Spokane Orchid Society's Spring Show and Sale will be held
March 29/30, 2014.
Our meetings are held at the Manito Park meeting room, beginning with a social 1/2 hour beginning at 6:30pm and the regular meeting from 7-9p
View photos of orchids of SOS members that have received awards from the American Orchid Society.
View Spokane Orchid Society's latest monthly newsletter.
Jan 8 - Meeting
Feb 12 - Meeting
Mar 12 - Meeting
Mar 29/30 - Show and Sale
Flower Description: Flowers of Guarianthe (Cattleya) bowringiana occur in clusters and are very showy. Color is typically medium purple with a darker lip and a lighter throat. They have been described as a bouquet of flowers on a single plant. Flowers last up to 3 1/2 weeks.
Growing Temperature: Cool to Warm. Cattleya bowringiana is easy to grow.
Additional Information: Provide bright light and humidity with good air circulation. Provide a short rest by reducing water and fertilizer after blooming is finished. There is a coerulea (blue) form of this species available (Cattleya bowringiana var. coerulea). There are no true alba or semi-alba forms.
Guarianthe (Cattleya) bowringiana