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Cypripedium macranthos
Lady's Slipper
Cypripedium macranthos
Code: 8613Family: OrchidaceaeGenus: Cypripedum
Plant Type:Perennial
A much esteemed and variable species with broad, slightly glandular leaves and a rounded flower with a globular lip and broad tepals. Flowers are a rich burgundy red, an effect created by the overlay of fine rosy-purple striations on a pale background - the effect is superb. Prefers a lightly shaded area and a cool, moist, rich soil.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Slow
Size Range: 8-15" tall x 9-12" wide
Cultural Information

Shade Shade
Soil: Rich,Well-drained,Moist,Loam,Prefers Acidic Soil
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 5,6,7
Cold Hardy to -20° to -10°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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