Thursday, February 23, 2017

Stanhopea oculata var ruckeri

Stanhopea oculata var ruckeri1 
 Stanhopea oculata var ruckeri2
Stanhopea oculata var ruckeri3
This special and very rare stanhopea oculata var ruckeri finished it’s flowering season - it’s a beautiful oculata variety with many interesting features.
 It’s a medium size plant with smallish size flowers and nice coloring, distinct eyes and many purple dots all over the blooms. The flowers themselves look like little birds of prey. The scent is very  herbal/spicy strong and penetrating. Another beautiful stanhopea variety that not often seen in cultivation for my collection.

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