Oncidium Chantos

£150.00

This Oncidium is a very old variety and was first registered with the RHS in 1938. It has exquisite small orange-red flowers on a delicate, long flower spike.

Pot not included

1 in stock

History:

The Oncidium is a large and highly varied orchid with around 400 species and even more hybrids.They are exceptionally beautiful and McBean’s has provided Oncidiums for many Royal marriage bouquets over the years and we have some breeding plants that are over seventy years old. In the past Oncidiums have changed hands for many thousands of pounds and are still highly sought after. Baron Schroeder paid 5600 pounds for one in 1907!

Details:

  • They like temperatures of 16oC to 24oC degrees
  • They like low light levels and normal humidity
  • They can be prone to over watering
  • We recommend using rainwater when watering/feeding
  • Flowers may last 5 to 7 weeks
  • Peak flowering period occurs during the Autumn and Winter or late Spring
Stem

1, 2

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