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A picture of a Lady's slipper orchid

Lady's slipper orchid

Phragmipedium 'Eric Young'

Also known as

Orchid

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

Lady's slipper orchid Overview

This genus consists of about 15-20 species of epiphytic and terrestrial orchids. The leaves are very strappy and long. The flowers are borne singly or in small groups on upright stems they usually have narrow arching petals.

How to propagate Lady's slipper orchid

Division

You can propagate by dividing immediately after flowering or from seed.

Seed

Other uses of Lady's slipper orchid

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.