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Cypripedium formosanum
Lady's Slipper
Cypripedium formosanum
Code: 8614Genus: Cypripedium
Plant Type:Perennial
Early spring shoots unfold to reveal two broad, crinkled, decorative leaves from the centre of which unfurls a flower with a large, inflated, pastel pink to white lip with an dimple-like orifice. This is surrounded by light apple green and pink tepals. Lip and tepals are mottled or streaked with darker purple. They require 2 to 3 hours direct early morning or late afternoon sun and be in dappled shade the remainder of the day.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Slow
Size Range: 12-14" tall x 12-14" wide
Cultural Information
Part Shade Part Shade
Shade Shade
Soil: Rich,Well-drained,Moist,Loam,Prefers Acidic Soil
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 6,7,8
Cold Hardy to -10° to 0°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesMay Naturalize May Naturalize
Showy Flowers Showy FlowersTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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