Friday, June 22, 2012

Final bloom opens on Cattlianthe Jewel Box 'Scheherazade' inflorescence

Ctt Jewel Box 'Scheherazade'

     The third bud opened yesterday.  It's significantly smaller than the first two flowers: width is 3 inches.  However, it's well formed and a deeper red than the others were (moving the orchid to a windowsill while the bud was developing seems to have helped enrich the color).

     I took a few photos in different light conditions, but getting the color to accurately show through was a challenge. (The top picture is about the most accurate)

     There is still a second sheath that hasn't bloomed, but I don't know if or when those buds will start developing.


  1. It is just gorgeous! Good job growing it.

  2. I have one of these. It was yellow when i got it but I gave it some nutrients over a few months and now its light green and just made a new single leaf that is nice, green and much bigger than the old leaves. I hope it flowers soon from the new grown leaf-thingy?