Gongora scaphephorus


Discribed: Reichenbach f. & Warscewicz, 1854
Origin: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.
Synonym: Gongora charlesworthii, Gongora truncata var. warscewiczii
Temperature: 15°-24°C
Water: Once a week water. Mist regularly.
Humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Full to half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: 1 year from a flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 9 cm pot with fine bark and perlite.
Morphology: The pendent inflorescences carry many flowers and reach 35 to 45 cm in length. Flowers can be 5,5 cm.
Flowering season: Autumn.
Flowering time: 3 to 4 weeks.
Fragrance: Spicy scent.