This is a fully matured plant that is flowering or
has flowered in the past. These plants will be shipped with flower buds or
spikes if available, but it is not guaranteed. Availability is subject to
Mother Nature and customer demand. Please note that flowering plants shipped
with spikes or buds are fragile and we cannot guarantee survival of buds or
spikes, but we do guarantee the plant.
This plant is Adult sized and can
flower if environmental conditions are favorable for the plant. In some
cases the plant has started its first flowering cycle. Cattleya plants are
Divisions from a mother plant with 3 or more Psuedobulbs and at least 1 eye.
We ship with spikes when ever available. We can not guarantee a spike
or that a shipped spike will survive the trip as they are very sensitive.
Near Blooming Sized
Plant is near Adult and Flowering
size but has not flowered yet. Plant should be Adult size within a few
Plant that is 50% or more of the way
to adult first blooming size. It can take between 4 to 12 months to flower
depending on species and growing conditions.
This is a plant that has grown out of
the Compot and is 20% or more of the way to adult first blooming size. It
can take between 10 to 24 months to flower depending on species and growing
This is a group of plants that have
been removed from a flask and have been growing together in a community pot.
Normally a compot will have 20 or more very small plants although actual
quantity varies. These plants have lived outside the flask for more than 2
Sealed container from the Laboratory
with seedling plants inside. Plant quantity can vary greatly, but most have
25 or more seedling plants inside.