Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’

Family: Orchidaceae

Countries: Colombia, Venezeula

Found in Venezuela and Colombia, Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ is an epiphytic, miniature orchid species that can be found growing in wet, mountainous forests and cloud forests.

Once Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ has grown to a mature size, this lovely miniature orchid blooms for periods of up to five months at a time, producing glistening, purple coloured, star shaped flowers en masse.  You can see Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ in full bloom in this update here.

My largest specimen of Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ is growing inside my BiOrbAir terrarium, you can see how well this plant is growing and discover how frequently it flowers, in my Long-term Review of the BiOrbAir (part two).  This link will take you straight to the trial update which was written at the time that this miniature orchid was first included inside this terrarium.  From reading this trial update, and the updates that follow, you can discover more about the growth and development of this Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ specimen.

I also have another, smaller Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ specimen, you can see how this specimen is growing and discover how frequently this smaller plant flowers in my BiOrbAir Review – Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir.  This link will take you straight to the trial update which was written at the time that this miniature orchid was first included inside this terrarium.  From reading this trial update, and the updates that follow, you can discover more about the growth and development of this Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ specimen.

To see this same Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ specimen, now as a mature established plant, in flower inside my Miniature Orchid Trial BiOrbAir Terrarium, please click here.

This Lepanthopsis astrophora ‘Stalky’ specimen usually displays at least one flowering stem, to see a few of this plant’s flowers inside my Miniature Orchid Trial BiOrbAir Terrarium, please click here.

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