Stanhopea nigroviolacea x tigrina


Stanhopea nigroviolacea x tigrina


  • AgeYoung Plant
    2 years for flowering
    Type of VaseCultivation pot 9.5cm
    SubstrateSphagnum moss
    Cultivation LocationInterior / Exterior
    Light LevelShade 70%

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Stanhopea nigroviolacea x tigrina: The Exotic Hybrid Beauty from Tropical Orchids Portugal

Prepare to discover the Stanhopea nigroviolacea x tigrina, an intriguing and stunning hybrid available at Tropical Orchids Portugal. This orchid, a result of crossing Stanhopea nigroviolacea and Stanhopea tigrina, combines the best traits of both species, offering a burst of colors, a remarkable fragrance, and unique characteristics for passionate collectors.

Origin and Characteristics:

  • Hybrid Origin: Result of the cross between Stanhopea nigroviolacea and Stanhopea tigrina.
  • Created by: Expert orchid cultivators.
  • Epiphytic plant, growing supported on trees or rocks in nature.
  • Pseudobulbs: Variable size, depending on the predominant parental plant.
  • Leaves: Leathery, elongated, and dark green.
  • Inflorescences: Hanging with large, showy flowers that can reach 10-12 cm in diameter.
  • Flowers: Aromatic with a sweet, intense fragrance, similar to Stanhopea tigrina, especially at night to attract pollinators.

Expected Floral Characteristics:

  • Sepals: Color can vary from the mustard yellow of Stanhopea nigroviolacea to the yellow with brown spots of Stanhopea tigrina, with possible blends of both.
  • Labellum (flower lip): Tone may inherit the dark red of Stanhopea nigroviolacea or the red with stripes of Stanhopea tigrina, with potential intermediate variations.

Why Choose Stanhopea nigroviolacea x tigrina:

  • Unique Hybrid Flower: Obtain an exclusive orchid with traits inherited from two fascinating species.
  • Sweet Night Fragrance: Enjoy the pleasant scent released by the flower during the night, like Stanhopea tigrina.
  • Adapted to Epiphytic Growth: Ideal for growing on wooden mounts or tree bark, mimicking its natural habitat.
  • Relatively Easy to Care For: Requires moderate watering, filtered light, and high humidity.
  • Suitable for Warm and Humid Climates: Adapts well to mild to warm temperatures.

Note: Due to its hybrid nature, there may be some variation in the appearance of the flowers.

To properly care for your Stanhopea nigroviolacea x tigrina and encourage blooming, follow our recommendations:

  • Light: Provide abundant filtered light, avoiding direct sunlight during the hottest hours of the day.
  • Watering: Water moderately, allowing the substrate to almost dry out between waterings. Increase the frequency during hotter periods.
  • Humidity: High humidity is essential. Use a humidifier, place the pot on a tray with water and pebbles, or mist the plant regularly.
  • Temperature: Prefers mild to warm temperatures, between 18°C and 29°C.
  • Fertilization: Fertilize monthly during the growing season with a specific orchid fertilizer diluted in the watering.

Embark on a floral adventure with the Stanhopea nigroviolacea x tigrina. Be amazed by its unique beauty, remarkable fragrance, and the unpredictability of its blooming. Visit our website or contact us to acquire yours today!

Additional information

Weight,5 kg
Dimensions10 × 10 × 30 cm


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