Also known as
Appleton's Slipper Orchid, Orchid
10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Slipper Orchid Overview
This compact evergreen orchid has elliptic, mottled, purple and green leaves and, in winter and spring it produces solitary flowers that have a pale green, veined, upper petal, two horizontal, rose-pink and green petals and light brown pouches.
Common problems with Slipper Orchid
Can be attacked by sap-sucking pests when kept indoors and can also suffer from viruses.
How to harvest Slipper Orchid
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Slipper Orchid
Divide when plants overflow their containers.
Special features of Slipper Orchid
Other uses of Slipper Orchid
Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.