Stanhopea hernandezii


Discribed: (Kunth) Schlechter, 1918
Origin: Mexico
Temperature: 15°-22°C
Water: Once a week water. In summer a good soak. In winter a quick shower.
Humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Full shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: 2 years from flowering size plant in 9 cm pot.
Flowers: Large, waxy flowers up to 11 cm in size. It blooms pendulous with 2 or 3 flowers on a inflorescence.
Flowering season: May to August.
Flowering time: +/- 10 days.
Fragrance: Strong sweet scent