Angraecum leonis


Described: (Rchb.f.) Veitch, 1891
Origin: Madagascar and the Comoros Islands.
Temperature: 17°-28°C
Water: Once a week water. Mist frequently. Drier in winter.
Humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: 2 years from a flowering size plant. Mounted on a slab of bark.
Morphology: A fan-shaped epiphyte with succulent leaves. 5 to 7,5 cm flowers appear between the leaves on a short hanging inflorescence with gracious curling spurs.
Flowering season: May to October.
Flowering time: 4 to 6 weeks.
Fragrance: Jasmin scent during the night.