Stanhopea tigrina 'SanBar Gold', AM/AOS
Our biggest, latest blooming, and most colorful Stanhopea tigrina
. The flower colors are a rich golden yellow under a contrastingly dark pattern of oxblood red, which is nearly solid over the basal two thirds of the petals and sepals. The sculptural, modified lip is cream-yellow, densely flecked with red, and has deep red at the base. Very powerfully fragrant flowers, with a sweetly spicy aroma. . Temperature Tolerant. August blooming. Species from Central America.
Orchid of the Day: August 11, 2014