Cypripedium calceolus

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Cypripedium calceolus


Ladys slipper orchid


£17.50

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A British native hardy orchid for a semi-shaded position. The flowers of this endearing plant are simply outstanding, strong slender stems support one or occasionally two flowers. Twisted purple petals droop either side of a balloon like yellow pouch (slipper) from early summer.
 Growing Position:
Humus rich soil that will be moist most of the summer when the plants are in full growth.
 Growing Size:
Height 35cm Spread Naturalising easily if kept moist through the summer.
 Pot Size:
9cm Deep pot

 Season:
Late Spring / Early Summer

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A British native hardy orchid for a semi-shaded position. The flowers of this endearing plant are simply outstanding, strong slender stems support one or occasionally two flowers. Twisted purple petals droop either side of a balloon like yellow pouch (slipper) from early summer.

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comonname Ladys slipper orchid
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Pollinator friendly N/A
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