Cattleya Cosmic Future

Cattleya Cosmic Future

(Cattleya Cosmic Angel x Cattleya Katherine Clarkson)

Cattleya Cosmic Future (Cattleya Cosmic Angel 'SVO Candy Stripes' x Cattleya Katherine Clarkson 'SVO' HCC/AOS). This is the reverse cross originated and registered by Fred Clarke in 2022.

Although this cross has many Cattleya species in the background, major species are C. coccinea, C. aclandiae, C. intermedia and C. esalqueana. Please see photo below with one of the parents - Cattleya Katherine Clarkson.

Previous Awards:

There are 2 AOS awards for Cattleya Cosmic Future (in 2022 and 2023). 


The candidate has 3 flowers on one staked inflorescence. Inflorescence is 17 cm height. Plant growing in 10 cm clay pot in a small bark mix. Plant is 17 cm wide and 21 cm tall. 

Flower Measurements:

NS H - 6.0 cm;                   NS V - 6.0 cm;

Dorsal Sep. W - 2.0 cm;    Dorsal Sep. L - 3.5 cm;

Petal W - 3.3 cm;               Petals L - 3.2 cm;

Lat/Synsepal W - 2.0 cm; Lat/Synsepal L - 3.4 cm;

Lip/Pouch W - 2.7 cm;      Lip/Pouch L - 3.0 cm.

Cattleya Cosmic Future on the right and Cattleya Katherine Clarkson on the left

Exhibitor - Kim Feddersen, Fair Orchids, NJ

Plant has been nominated for flower award and scored 80 pts (Award of Merit)

Virtual Award Description

Three eye-catching, round, relatively flat flowers on one 17-cm, staked inflorescence; sepals lanceolate, crimson red; petals peloric, ovate, slightly recurved, margins ruffled, yellow, apically flared ruby red; lip trilobed, yellow, overlaid fuchsia centrally, ruffled marginally, side lobes flank column; column white, highlighted purple centrally; substance firm; texture velvety.