These plants are shrubs. Growing the stems and branches tend to develop downwards. Stanophea Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a purplepinkwhite colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 50 cm high.
It is advisable to grow the the Stanophea in a very bright place, although it should be protected by direct solar rays. Let's avoid exposing the The Stanophea to temperatures below 15°C. During late Spring we can place them outdoors, possibly sheltered by the wind.These plants prefer very bright places, but we should avoid direct sunrays, especially during the hottest days of the year.
Water when the ground is dry; in case of prolonged droughts water very often, otherwise every 1-2 weeks can be enough using 1-2 glasses of water ; avoid water stagnations and excessive watering. Orchids in general favour a pretty moist soil; to water correctly it is advisable to water these plants by immersion, therefore soaking the containers in water up to the edge; when the water has reached the top part of the substratum we can take out the vases and let the excess water drain well.
A treatment based on mineral oil or insecticide should be applied only in cases of infesting by parasites, paying attention not to vaporize the flowers.
They need an averagely drained cultivation substratum.
Cultivate - Stanophea
If desired, we can grow the the Stanophea in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.