This primary hybrid from C. forbesii x C. gaskelliana created in 1902 by Sir. Joseph Chamberlain, British Politician.
Sepals and petals are white with
some light greenish/yellow suffusion; the lip is mainly white with a
little pale lilac / purple tinting on the outside of its tube like
structure, a more pronounced area of pale lilac / purple surrounding an
area of a good yellow. The
column is white. Flowers
are 9-10cm. –(4”) across and rarely exceed four per inflorescence.
Since this comes from a large pollen parent and a medium sized
seed parent the flowers, bulbs, and leaves are medium sized.
Intermediate to warm growing, good light, good air movement and 65% humidity are essential as is a Very open compost and partial drying of roots between waterings.