About Paphiopedilum Orchids
Originally from Southeast Asia, the Paphiopedilum orchid is commonly known as “Lady Slipper Orchid” because the lip of the flower looks like the toe of a slipper. Another comparative description of the flower is that of a helmet with moustaches below. A stem usually produces one to two flowers, which are often speckled or striped, in colors of yellow, green, red, pink, brown, maroon, and tan. The waxy appearance of the blossoms gives the impression that they are artificial. That they can last longer than a month does nothing to disabuse the uninformed of this notion.
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Paphiopedilums grow terrestrial in the wild and are easy to care for as a hobby. They make great houseplants, thriving in cool air and regular misting. Raised from seed or by root division, the plant is available throughout the year.
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