Introduced by C. Sprenger, Dammann & Co., Naples, Italy, EU in 1897.
Still being sold in the USA in 1950, the Inter-State Nurseries Catalogue of that year offers it for sale. Still available in the EU.
Awards: Introduced in 1897, earning an immediate Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. Also featured in the 1908 RHS outdoor trials at Wisley, England, EU.
Synonyms: C. 'Alemannia', C. 'Cattleya'