Ctt. Portia 'Westenbert' photo by Ed Wise

Member Plants

5 plants cultivated by members of ORCHIDS.ORG.
See All Member Plants


Upcoming Global Events

19th European Orchid Council Conference and Exhibition, Denmark

Starting Thursday, May 6, 2021 (lasts 4 days) Event by Danish Orchid Society / Dansk Orchide Klub Read More
There are currently no photos of plants of Cattleya Portia for sale by members of ORCHIDS.ORG. Below are other recent plants for sale:

C. harrisoniae 'Valley Isle' peloric $30.00 listed by John Small (USA) Local Only

C. Cariad's Mini-Quinee $30.00 listed by Fred Rump (USA) Local Only
Do you have a plant for sale or trade which you cannot ship or do not want to bother shippping? No problem. Click here to make a local-only offer. It's a free service to our members.

Orchid Hybrid: Cattleya Portia

RHS currently accepted name is Cattlianthe Portia

Cattleya Portia is an orchid hybrid originated by Veitch in 1897. It is a cross of Gur. bowringiana x C. labiata. It is considered a "primary hybrid" because it is a cross between two species.
Genus
Cattleya (C.)
Grex
Portia
(traditional Sander nomenclature)
Registrant
Veitch
Originator
Veitch
Year
1897
Species Composition
+
Gur. bowringiana (50%) + C. labiata (50%)
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Cattlianthe Ctt Portia 1897 Veitch
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Ctt. Portia 'Gloriosa' (5 awards from 1958 to 2017) Ctt. Portia 'f. coerulea' (3 awards in 2015) Ctt. Portia 'Appleton' (3 awards from 1960 to 2006) Ctt. Portia 'Baronesa' (2 awards from 2014 to 2017) Ctt. Portia 'Cannizaro' (2 awards from 2012 to 2016) Ctt. Portia 'Edward Wood's Coerulea' (2 awards from 2004 to 2006) Ctt. Portia 'Patrys' (2 awards from 2003 to 2005) Ctt. Portia 'Allison' (2 awards from 1988 to 1989) Ctt. Portia 'Mrs. Carl Holmes' (2 awards from 1964 to 1971) Ctt. Portia 'Appleton's Variety' (2 awards in 1964) Ctt. Portia 'LM's Blue Fairy' (2018) Ctt. Portia 'Freddy' (2016) Ctt. Portia 'Gran True Blue' (2015) Ctt. Portia 'Blue Princess-Alfons' (2014) Ctt. Portia 'Oakley Manor' (1990) Ctt. Portia 'Fort Caroline' (1989) Ctt. Portia 'Woodbury' (1985) Ctt. Portia 'Temple City' (1978) Ctt. Portia 'Coerulea' (1968) Ctt. Portia 'Royal Park' (1966)
Log in to Add a Comment

Featured Site Articles

Read Latest Articles

Odontoglossum luteopurpureum, alias Odontoglossum sceptrum

Author is Stig Dalström, posted 30 days ago Odontoglossum luteopurpureum Lindl., is really a widely distributed and variable complex, or “superspecies”, that due to geographic isolation in some areas have developed a degree of sub-speciation... Read More

Hawaiian Hilo Orchid Judging is Back in Business on the Big Island!

Author is Glenn Barfield, posted about 1 month ago Over the weekend, the Hilo Judging Center awarded the following orchids: 20203719 Bulb. echinolabium 'Well Hung' AM-AOS 81 pt Submitted by Jungle Mist 20203720 Paph. Petula's Fla... Read More

Have Local Orchids to Sell or Trade?

Author is Sys Admin, posted 2 months ago Recently the Denver Orchid Society (DOS) had to cancel its March show due to Covid-19.  Like other societies, the DOS was stuck with many orchid plants for sale which it is now trying to sell to lo... Read More

Water: The Most Important Nutrient

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 2 months ago We take water for granted.  It falls out of the sky.  It flows from the faucet.  Oahu city water is considered good for growing Orchids.   We use it without thought or concern. If you study orch... Read More

  Announcements

  1. Hawaiian Hilo Orchid Judging is Back in Business on the Big Island!

New Topics

  1. Kate McMillan started topic Horticultural Charcoal vs Activated Charcoal in category General Discussion
  2. Susan smith asked question Vanda Samsri Gory in category General Discussion
  3. Edward Zapata asked question Sale and trade in category General Discussion
  4. Jackie Hartter asked question Cymbidiums not blooming in category General Discussion
  5. Robert Ferguson asked question Neomorrea in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Gustavo Sánchez commented on orchid Lc. Blue Rose
  2. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Aerdv. Somsri Sunlight by Mary Lane
  3. Tanya Lam commented on member plant Cym. finlaysonianum by Tanya Lam
  4. Alex Maximiano commented on member plant Lc. Dinard 'Blue Heaven' by Melvin Waki
  5. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Rth. Yellow Bouquet 'Pam' by Melvin Waki
  6. Carol Holdren commented on member plant V. falcata var. Hisui by Tanya Lam
  7. David Nickerson commented on member plant Habenaria Tanager by David Nickerson
  8. David Nickerson commented on member plant Ctsm. Edgardo A. Pauneto 'Dark Stripes' by David Nickerson
  9. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Phal. violacea var. indigo 'Royal Blue' by Vickie Seibert
  10. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant E. cordigera by Angie Carn
  11. Vickie Seibert commented on member plant C. NEW HYBRID var. Coerulea 'SVO' by Vickie Seibert
  12. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant Mps. Pierre Langeron '# 2' by Robert H. Findlay
  13. Carol Holdren commented on article "Hawaiian Hilo Orchid Judging is Back in Business on the Big Island!" by Glenn Barfield
  14. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Phal. Yin's Black Eagle var. Green by Terry Moore
  15. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Fdk. After Dark 'Black Pearl' by Renee Hawes
  16. Alex Maximiano commented on member plant Oncsa. Sweet Sugar var. Lemon Drop by Mary Lane
  17. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant Phrag. Sergeant Eric by Robert H. Findlay
  18. Kim Kelley commented on member plant Mex. ghiesbrechtiana by Kim Kelley
  19. Lauren Hutchison commented on article "Orchids and Freaky Weather" by Anu Dharmani
  20. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant Mps. Hajime Ono '#5' by Robert H. Findlay