Angraecum viguieri Schlechter 1922
Fragrant, Sunny Warm TO Cool Spring
Common Name Viguier's Angraecum [French Botanist 1900's]
Flower Size 5 3/5" [14 cm]
Found in Madagascar at elevations of 900 to 2300 meters as a
medium to large sized, cool to warm growing epiphyhte in almost full
day long sun with basal roots and an erect, light green stem
carrying 12 to 20, alternate, deep green, strap-shaped, slightly
twisted, stiff leaves that have a distinct mid-rib and are almost
equally bilobed apically, that blooms in the spring in northern
climes and fall in nature with multiple, axillary, 2 3/4" to 3 2/5"
[7 to 8.5] long inflorescence carring a single, fragrant flower.
This is a highly desirable, yet difficult to establish orchid as it
resents root disturbance. once established and rooted into a tree
fern mount it can bloom at fairly small size, close to 6" [15 cm]
yet can attain a height of 3' 4" [100 cm]. The flower is one of the
most colorful of the genus and is variable in it's intensity of
white, green, brown and orange as well as being long lasting annd
slightly to highly fragrant at night.