Cattlianthe Little Fairy (formerly: Sophrolaeliocattleya Little Fairy Yellow Hydrangea) is an epiphytic growing orchid hybrid a crossing between the hybrids Cattleya Nestrasiri Beauty (seed parent) and Cattlianthe (formerly Sophrolaeliocattleya) Kauai Star Bright (pollen parent). Cattlianthe Little Fairy has been registered with the Royal Horticultural Society as Sophrolaeliocattleya Little Fairy in 1989 by Yuai Sae Lim. Later on the accepted name was changed to Cattlianthe Little Fairy. The yellow flowers with a pleasant fragrance, sometimes with and sometimes without a red blotch get a size up to about 7 cm. Flowering period: November – February.
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Image: Cattlianthe Little Fairy (Sophrolaeliocattleya Little Fairy)
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee
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