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.

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