Edited 23 January 2008
© Nina Rach
Stanhopea Quirky Queen is one of the most unusual stanhopea hybrids in cultivation. The peloric clone pictured here is 'Shooting Star' and it is notable for its three lips (but only a single column). It was recently awarded in California.
Basket culture is recommended, as with most stanhopeas, due to the pendant inflorescences.
Images at left and right were provided by the hybridizer, Doug Pulley, MD, of California. You can visit his website, The Doug Pulley, M.D. Collection
Exhibited by Doug Pulley, M.D., Los Gatos, California.
This unusual peloric form was awarded at the Pacific Regional Monthly Judging, San Francisco, California on 5 September 2000.
Natural spread cm horiz. x cm vert.; dorsal sepal cm wide x cm long; petals cm wide x cm long; lateral sepals cm wide x cm long; lip cm wide x cm long.
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