Angraecum sesquipedale


Discribed by: Thours in 1822
Origin: East Madagascar
Synonym: "Comet Orchid", "Star of Betlehem", "Christmas Orchid"
Temperatures: 15°- 23°C
Water: weekly watering + befog regelarly
Air humidity: 60-80%
Placement: halfshade + good ventilation
Presentation: Young plant in 13 cm pot. 2 years from flowering size.
Flowers: 14 to 18 cm large ivory white flowers with a 22 cm long spur
Flowering season: 11-4
Flowering time: 4 to 8 weeks
Fragrance: jasmine perfume during night