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: 1 year from a flowering size plant. Cultivated in a hanging basket with medium bark.
Morphology: Large, waxy flowers up to 11 cm in size. Blooms pendulous with 2 or 3 flowers on a inflorescence.
Flowering season: May to August.
Flowering time: Between 5 and 8 days. Large plants make many spikes and a large number of flowers.
Fragrance: Strong sweet scent