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Cypripedium 'Aki Pastel'

Ladyslipper Orchid

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Item #: 8073

Zones: 4a to 7b, probably colder

Dormancy: Winter, Fall

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

This new and highly sought after ladyslipper orchid is a cross of the Chinese C. macranthos with the American C. parviflorum var. pubescens. The 18" tall stalks are topped in late spring with large flowers which consist of a "slipper" of white, backed by three twisted yellow sepals, each highlighted by small cinnamon specks. Our offerings are all seed-grown flowering-sized plants...each one is slightly different. Quantities are very limited.