It is an orchid species known for its captivating and fragrant flowers. Native to regions in Central and South America, including countries like Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, these orchids are often referred to as "the upside-down orchids" due to their unique and intriguing flower arrangement, where the blossoms hang downward.
Caring for Stanhopea annulata and other Stanhopea orchids typically involves providing them with bright, indirect light, high humidity, and good air circulation. While these orchids may have specific care requirements, the effort is rewarded with their remarkable and scented blooms. Stanhopea annulata is a popular choice among orchid enthusiasts looking to cultivate a distinctive and visually captivating orchid in their collection.