Stanhopea wardii

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 Stanhopea wardii subsp. var.  
Stanhopea wardii flower
Habit: orchid
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 8 in to 20 in
Width: 8 in to 20 in
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer, early fall, mid fall, late fall
Exposure: part-sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 10 to 12
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, orange, yellow, pink
Orchidaceae > Stanhopea wardii var. ,

Stanhopea wardii is a species of orchid found from Nicaragua to Venezuela.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Stanhopea wardii, Lodd. Pseudobulbs 2 in. long: lvs. large, broad, and leathery: fl.-st. 9 in. long, bearing 3-9 fls., which are bright yellow to golden orange, spotted with crimson; lateral sepal round-oblong, concave, acute; petals lanceolate, revolute, the cavity in the base of the labellum deep velvety purple. Aug. Mex. and S.

Var. aurea, Hort. (S. aurea, Lodd.). Fls. golden yellow, with 2 dark spots on the hypochil. Fragrant. CH

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