Stanhopea Ronsard

( wardii) x ( oculata)


Edited 23 July 2008
© Nina Rach


Stanhopea Ronsard photo from E.F.G. Orchids This hybrid was registered with the RHS in 1989 by Marcel Lecoufle (France). It is also suspected to occur in nature as a natural hybrid.

Flowers are yellow with maroon spots; generally blooms in summer (July-August in Houston).

Basket culture is recommended, as with most stanhopeas, due to the pendant inflorescences. Intermediate conditions.

The image at left is from George Hausermann and the good folks and fine growers at E.F.G. Orchids, 2N151 Westgate Addison, IL 60101 Phone: (630) 543-5628 Fax: (630) 543-5608 Email: EFGOrchid@aol.com ... Visit their website!

See complete list of Stanhopea hybrids.


Stan. Ronsard photo by Nina Rach AOS Awards:

Stanhopea Ronsard 'Cupid's Eyes' AM/AOS (83 pts)
February 2001
Southern Ontario Orchid Society, Valentine's Orchid Show. Exhibitors: Doug & Terry Kennedy.

Stanhopea Ronsard 'Memoria Betty Lou' AM/AOS (84 pts)
August 19, 2000
Six intensely fragrant flowers on one inflorescense; sepals and petals gold, becoming orange-gold basally, spotted maroon; lip pale gold, becoming orange-gold basally, with three large maroon spots proximally and fine maroon spots apically; column apple-green, covered with translucent, cream-colored wings; substance heavy; texture matte, lip waxy. Natural spread 10.5cm, 10.0cm vertically; ds 3.0cm w, 6.0cm l; pet 1.5cm w, 4.0cm l; ls 4.0cm w, 6.3cm l; lip 2.8cm w, 6.4cm l.
Great Lakes Center Monthly Judging, Ann Arbor, MI. Exhibitor: Jim Berean, Fremont, MI. (20001641) Photography by John Lewis.

Stanhopea Ronsard 'Silver Creek' HCC/AOS (77pts)
Chicagoland 7th Annual Orchid Festival, Illinois

See complete list of AOS awards to Stanhopeas.



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