Cattleya Hardyana: Colombia. A natural hybrid between C. aurea and C. warscewiczii, it is an excellent plant for the amateur. Flowers large, up to eight inches, from three to five on a cluster. Sepals and petals are bright rose-purple, slightly paler at base. The broad frilled lip, about three inches across, is deep magenta-crimson with throat veined in gold, resembling the C. aurea parent, two rich orange-yellow "eyes" on the lip resembling the C. warscewiczii parent. I
Cattleya trianae: Colombia. This, one of the most popular and variable of the labiata Cattleyas, has an involved history, first being introduced by Mr. Rucker of West Hill, Wandsworth, who received it from a correspondent in Colombia. After it flowered, it was submitted to Dr. Lindley who considered it a new species and called it Cattleya quadricolor, referring to the four colors observable in it.