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Stanhopea oculata

This is a discussion on Stanhopea oculata within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Lovely!! the 2 dark spots look like eyes ....

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    Lovely!! the 2 dark spots look like eyes .

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    Very nice, Gabi! How's the fragrance?

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    The fragrance is great, vanilla-like, and you can feel it from 10 feet!!

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    Beautiful! I will receive one of these next week...what sort of temps does yours get? I understand they are temp tolerant, but I am greedy and want blooms like these!
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    A great species and thank you for the photos. Mine is in spike now for the first time...

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    I love the flowers, so fleshy. ;-)

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    Attractive stanhopea.

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    Gabriel, how long last the flowers?

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    Cakedaddy, it is not my plant, it is from my university greenhouse. Mine hasn't bloomed yet. Mine is still outside, and night temps are around 55 F. That is, I think, as low as they go.
    The flowers last around 3-5 days.

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