Cypripedium 'Ingrid'

Ingrid Hardy Ladyslipper Orchid

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Item #: 7504

Zones: 4a to 7b, at least

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 1990 Werner Frosch hybrid strain is a cross of the Chinese Cypripedium cordigerum and the American Cypripedium parviflorum var. parviflorum. The 18" tall stalk is topped with a creamy white pouch, backed by three twisted cinnamon/maroon sepals, often suffused with gold...oh, my! Falling in love with hybrid cypripediums has been shown to be dangerous for your fiscal well-being. Our offerings are flowering-sized plants. Cypripedium 'Ingrid' is named after German orchid grower Ingrid von Ramin, who in the 1970's was one of the pioneers in the cultivation of native European cypripediums.