Stanhopea oculata


Discribed: (Loddiges) J. Lindley, 1832
Origin: Central and South America
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: Flowering size plant in hanging basket.
Flowers: Produces 5 to 9 flowers on pendent inflorescences. 12 cm waxy flowers ivory white heavily spotted with maroon dots.
Flowering season: July, August.
Flowering time: +/- 10 days.
Fragrance: Strong Vanilla scent