Rlc. Oconee 'Mendenhall' (Plant Only)

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  • We will select a healthy, mature size plant similar to the sample photo.
  • Plant will NOT have buds/blooms. May have new growth or spike, not guaranteed.
  • Produces Beautiful FRAGRANT Red-Lavendar Blooms in Fall
  • Average Plant Height: 12-15"
  • Pot Size: 5 1/2"
  • Bloom Size:  4-5"
  • Orchid Care Instructions Included. 

This particular clone, Rlc. Oconee 'Mendenhall' is at a mature blooming stage. The parental cross for this clone is C. Belle of Celle x Rlc. Norman's Bay. This orchid is planted in a 5 1/2” pot and will produce 4-5” blooms as shown in the product photo. Cattleyas are often annual bloomers. This variety tends to be a fall bloomer. However, it is always possible for it to bloom out of season. This plant is NOT currently in bud or flowering now. 

General orchid care for Cattleyas include a temperature range of 75-85F during the day and 60F at night. 40-60% humidity is recommended. Bright, shaded light south-east or south-west exposure. Check the media and water only when dry (about 1-2 times/week). We recommend fertilizing with a high phosphorus & potassium slow release blend to develop big blooms. As with all orchids, good air movement is essential. Repot these mature size orchids every 2 years.

Growing instructions are included with every order. Contact us daily via email or phone for additional care questions or concerns.

6 Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Faith Moran on Mar 27th 2019

    Gorgeous plant. Very healthy. Again wondering if I should repot

  • 5

    Posted by on Mar 26th 2019

    came to me in a pot and was a beautiful plant, thank you!

  • 5
    Big, healthy Orchid

    Posted by SC on Jan 18th 2019

    Big, healthy orchid with new growth the size of my thumb on it.

  • 5
    RLC. Oconee Mendenhall (Plant Only)

    Posted by Maritza Garcia on Oct 23rd 2018

    Large and mature plant, with new growths that promise flowers, pleasant purchase.