BEALLARA CAMBRIA - info
This orchid is a Cambria, but is also marketed as Cambria.
This beautiful plant is a ibribo that comes from the crossing of the following orchids: Brassia, Cochlioda (Oncidium), Miltonia, and Odontoglossum.
Then not you can find it in nature!
Just under the topsoil is visibike the tuber that has the function of a reserve of water when the plant is subjected to periods of drought.
When it fades, cut the flower stalk to the base if the stem is drying up.
Put it in a place cooler than where it was for about 3/4 months.
After this period, it may develop new buds in spring bloom.
You could put or in a vase of the same color of the flowers to create the effect of tone-on-tone.
Or in a tall glass jar, with the roots and the ground in view.
If you remember nebulizzarla on a daily basis, will have the feeling to receive a pleasant, tropical shower.
You can bathe by immersing the vessel in water at room temperature, let it soak, remove from water and let that drain completely.
(taken from the book of Alfredo Cattabiani "Florario. Myths, legends, and symbols of flowers and plants", Editions of Oscar Mondadori. A book to read and consult ! )
In ancient China, orchids were associated with festivals of spring and were used to ward off evil influences, and in particular the sterility.
The physician Dioscorides recommended to eat the tubers of orchids as a remedy against sterility.
In the middle Ages were attributed to the species of Italian orchids the same properties fecondatrici of which spoke the Ancient, so much so that the roots were used to create the filters and the elixir of love.
The Greeks called the orchid also kosmosandalon, sandal in the world, to the lip swelling that is found in many species spontaneous in the mediterranean area and resembles the tip of a shoe.
But the beauty of the flower of the orchid has also evoked the symbol of Harmony, and even the emblem of spiritual Perfection, because beauty is carnal and earthly, as taught by Plato, is nothing but a materialization of the invisible to our eyes of mortals.
- A lot of light. No direct sun.
- Recommended temperature
- Greater than 15 °C
- Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.