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Cypripedium kentuckiense
Lady Slipper
Cypripedium kentuckiense
Code: 8034Family: OrchidaceaeGenus: Cypripedium
Plant Type:Perennial
The largest flowered of all the Cypripedium and one of the easiest to grow! Petals and sepals are greenish striped and mottled with purple while the very large lip, or pouch, is a creamy ivory or pale yellow. Best grown in the shade with 2-3 hrs. of morning sun.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Slow
Size Range: 16-20' tall x 8-10" wide
Cultural Information

Shade Shade
Soil: Rich,Well-drained,Moist,Loam,Prefers Acidic Soil
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8
Cold Hardy to -40° to -30°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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