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Cypripedium pubescens
Lady's Slipper
Cypripedium pubescens
Code: 8033Family: OrchidaceaeGenus: Cypripedium
Plant Type:Perennial
Having more moderate water needs than other of the species, this is also one of the first to bloom. Blooms are large with a deep yellow slipper and long yellow to brown corkscrew shaped lateral petals. Probably the easiest native orchid to grow, it will form large clumps of over 20 blooms in time when happy.
Blooms: Spring
Growth Rate: Slow
Size Range: 14-24" tall x 10-12" wide
Cultural Information
Part Shade Part Shade
Shade Shade
Soil: Average,Rich,Well-drained,Moist,Loam,Prefers Acidic Soil
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Medium
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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