Costa Rica

Reintroducing Cattleya Species into Costa Rica

by Art Chadwick, Jr.

On a visit to Costa Rica last spring, we saw first hand what has become the fate of native cattleya species around the world.

 

Cattleya dowiana: Sunshine and Yellow Fever

Sunshine and Yellow Fever

Greenhouses just sparkle in July and August in the glare of the hot summer sun, and the landscape seems to radiate a yellow glow. Bathed in this golden embrace, the flowers of the great cattleya species, Cattleya dowiana hang like a yellow and burgundy necklace about the rays of the sun.

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