Orchid of the Month | Stanhopeas

There are over 45 species of the genus Stanhopea found in widely diverse climates within their range from Mexico. South Central America and many South American countries However, you can also grow them in Australia.  Commonly grown species include Stanhopea oculata, S. inodora and S. tigrina, including its variety nigroviolacea (often known as S. nigroviolacea), and S. wardii.

Learn more about these orchids and their culture on our Stanhopea Orchid Care page.

See more images in our Stanhopea photo gallery.

  • For further information about orchid care at Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) or membership enquiries, please do not hesitate to Contact Us.

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