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  1. DrLeslieEe

    Cattleya walkeriana fm. semialba hv. perola (fm. flamea?) ‘Cherry Lips’

    This is likely my most beautiful walkeriana color form. The variety is confusing as it has a white base and red lip (semialba) but has a blush pink (perola or pearl tint) that looks like a flamea. Depending on which expert or region in Brazil, they will call it a different color variety...
  2. DrLeslieEe

    Cattleya walkeriana var coerulea ‘Blue Tooth’

    One of my blue walkies flowered in Sao Paolo (thanks Anderson!) with one 10.5 cm bloom from back bulbs. Still gathering strength for more flowers in a year or two. The form is very nice and the lip is very dark. I named it Blue Tooth because the lip reminded me of an upside down molar 🦷.
  3. DrLeslieEe

    Cattleya walkeriana rubra Lives!

    Finally, I am able to bloom a walkeriana rubra. This species has been one of two Achilles weakness that I have (other is the dowiana). I used Fred’s method of LECA expanded clay pellets in a shallow clay pot. Watering it twice a week in warm temperature, slightly cooler nights in winter. It’s in...
  4. DrLeslieEe

    Cattleya walkeriana pelorica ‘Cat’s Eye’

    I finally bloomed a walkeriana (first time ever) …. using Fred Allen’s clay pellets in shallow clay pot method (Thanks Fred!). It’s the peloric version with petals that resemble the lip. The pattern is so hypnotic. Only one flower as plant is still establishing and need to get stronger...