Culture: Plant should be grown in shade. Keep in intermediate to warm temperatures and water regularly. Pot in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Keep humidity high. Plants are usually grown in baskets. 3
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 199900581
Source: Tom Lemieux - UC Boulder
Provenance: Plant originally from UC Berkeley BG 66.0516 Plant flowered here at UConn June 2003 - definitely not Sievekingia. After checking with various experts, it was concluded that this accession is in fact Stanhopea costaricensis and the name changed to reflect that fact.
Accession Date: 10-01-1999
Bench: 3207 - ORCH: Warm/Shade North - Evenly Moist