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Slipper orchid

Paphiopedilum rothschildianum

Also known as

Orchid

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

45cm

40cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Slipper orchid Overview

A terrestrial orchid with leathery, elliptical to strap-shaped, glossy leaves. Single decorative, flowers are white, striped red.

Common problems with Slipper orchid

Other uses of Slipper orchid

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.