Cypripedium formasanum

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Cypripedium formasanum


Ladys slipper orchid


£25.00

Availability: In stock

From the mountains of Taiwan comes this beautiful hardy orchid, for a humus rich semi shady position that remains moist but not waterlogged. Mulch the crown in Autumn until the plant is well established. Our Mother plant was grown in a pot with added drainage outdoors for 4-5 years. A very late frost may damage the flowers but will not harm the plant. The pink speckled white balloon shaped flowers are a joy over attractive pleated foliage.
 Growing Position:
Moist well drained semi shaded site.
 Growing Size:
Height 40cm Spread, slowly multiplying, possibly doubling every two years.
 Pot Size:
9cm  pot

 Season:
Late Spring / Early Summer

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From the mountains of Taiwan comes this beautiful hardy orchid, for a humus rich semi shady position that remains moist but not waterlogged. Mulch the crown in Autumn until the plant is well established. Our Mother plant was grown in a pot with added drainage outdoors for 4-5 years. A very late frost may damage the flowers but will not harm the plant. The pink speckled white balloon shaped flowers are a joy over attractive pleated foliage. Stock of this is limited so only one per customer.

Additional Information

comonname Ladys slipper orchid
Awards
RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)
Pollinator friendly
agm_and_pollen N/A
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