The Guaria Morada (Cattleya skinneri
) orchid, was designated the national flower of Costa Rica on June 15, 1939. According to local Costa Rican traditions, the national flower brings fortune and good luck. It brings union and family understanding and channels the best cosmic experiences. It evokes peace and love as well as hope for the future. Its flower does not have a special fragrance because it is filled with dreams to be accomplished. (source: www.costarica.com)
This pattern looks great stitched on 32-count Belfast linen (Rue Green) using 49 DMC colors. The stitch count for the pattern is 142W x 150L, resulting in a finished design size of 9" x 9 1/2" for the 32-count fabric.