Oncostelopsis is an Oncidium intergeneric cross and can be grown like a typical Oncidium. They are an easy, forgiving group of orchids perfect for those who tend to like watering their plants a lot. They grow well in a wide variety of conditions which vary depending on the cultivar, though generally prefer very bright indirect light and frequent watering. Perfect for beginner growers looking for a hardy fragrant orchid. 



Registered name: Oncostelopsis Leopoldo 'Corona King'

Parent lineage: Oip. Pacific Waters x Ons. Aloha Sparks

Pot Size: 4in

Plant height: 14in

Blooming size: YES, blooms last several months

Bloom info: 1-2in yellow and red flame-colored blooms, variable bloom season after new pseudobulb forms

Fragrant: Possibly - no current noticeable fragrance in newly opened blooms. 



Potting mix: Long fiber sphagnum or fine orchid bark, repot yearly (after blooming)

Light: Medium-bright indirect light 

Water: Water frequently in hot months when media is nearly dry, decrease in cold months

Temp: Intermediate-warm (55F min night, 85F max day)

Humidity: 30-60%, tolerant of low humidity

Fertilizing: 1/2 strength urea-free fertilizer, every other watering. Decrease to monthly in winter

Osp. Leopoldo 'Corona King' 4in