Stelis sp.

Stelis sp.

Stelis sp.This is one of my favorite Stelis species. I just adore the deep blood red color and the fine light hairs on the perfectly shaped flowers. Most Stelis have this shape, three symmetrically rounded sepals that form a triangle with the column, small petals and small lip in the center. I grow it rather bright and humid, mounted on EpiWeb in the cool vivarium. It is […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:49+02:00April 10th, 2011|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

Stelis sp.

Stelis sp.A very nice little Stelis species from Costa Rica, my first. I have actually had this one since December but it really took off after moving in to the cool vivarium this spring. It just finished blooming on five inflorescences, each holding approximately 10-15 beautiful deep burgundy flowers measuring about 1 cm and lasting for over 2 months. The flowers themselves are not very spectacular, but […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:57+02:00August 1st, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Stelis sp.