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Stanhopeas
Stanhopeas - Among the most showy, yet spectacularly unusual of orchids. The flowers are large, fragrant, and come out the bottom of the basket it must be grown in. (27-100F)
Book: The Stanhopea Book
Book: The Stanhopea Book
By Rudolf Jenny. 2010. This first edition documents 65 species of Stanhopea and 2 of Embreea plus hybrids of these fantastic orchids from South and Central America. The hard-cover volume includes extensive taxonomic references and is 496 pages in length. There are 865 photographs and botanical illustrations, most of which are in color. This is an extremely short print run- just like the ephemeral Stanhopea flower!
Orchid of the Day: April 29, 2010
starting at
$245.00
Stanhopea embreei
Stanhopea embreei
One of the most spectacular and fragrant species of this remarkable genus. Flowers are short-lived, but more mature plants will produce spikes sequentially. Intermediate growing. July - August blooming. Species from Ecuador.
Orchid of the Day: July 16, 2012
starting at
$35.00
Stanhopea hernandezii
Stanhopea hernandezii
One of the two orchids of the ancient Aztecs! (the other was vanilla) Waxy, pendulous flowers with a wonderful potent scent. Compact growing and free blooming. Temperature Tolerant. Summer blooming. Species from Mexico.
Orchid of the Day: June 17, 2012
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$25.00
Stanhopea nigroviolacea 'Aztec Gold'
Stanhopea nigroviolacea 'Aztec Gold'
A rare, incredible, golden-backed variety of this spectaculer species. Fragrant. Temperature Tolerant. July - August blooming. Species from Mexico.
Orchid of the Day: July 10, 2008
starting at
$150.00
Stanhopea occulata
Stanhopea occulata
As well-known for its wild appearance as for its powerful fragrance, this Central to South American species is also very easy to grow under intermediate to cool conditions. Dark spots that look like eyes give it the name oculata. Spikes bloom downward, so they are best grown in open baskets lined with moss. Flowers last just a few days, so it is worthwhile to grow them into large specimens with multiple spikes, often blooming in succession. Cool to Intermediate. Species from Central and South America.
Orchid of the Day: July 22, 2012
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$25.00
Stanhopea panamensis
Stanhopea panamensis
A very easy growing/blooming orchid from ...Panama. As with most Stanhopeas, this one is very fragrant. We grow it in our intermediate house near our phalaenopsis, but it may take some cold. Flowers normally last 3 to 5 days. Intermediate growing. July - August blooming.
Orchid of the Day: July 11, 2012
starting at
$50.00
Stanhopea tigrina 'Autumn Gold'
Stanhopea tigrina 'Autumn Gold'
A select clone of this spectacular species! Sepals and petals are predominatedly oxblood-red with muted yellow margins. Lip and column are creamy, pale yellow and covered with light red spots. The powerful fragrance is richly sweet and spicy. While the flowers last only 4-6 days, large baskets can produce multiple spikes which bloom in succession. Temperature Tolerant. July blooming. Species from Mexico.
Orchid of the Day: June 26, 2010
starting at
$85.00
Stanhopea wardii
Stanhopea wardii
Very unusual and striking, large, waxy, golden-yellow pendant blooms with a spicy fragrance. Native habitat ranges from Mexico to Panama. Best for hanging in open-weave baskets to allow the spike to emerge below the plant. Cool to Intermediate. Summer and Fall blooming. Fragrant. Species from Mexico to Panama.
Orchid of the Day: August 1, 2012
starting at
$25.00

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