PlantsPaphiopedilum→Tropical Lady's Slipper (Paphiopedilum barbatum)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Paphiopedilum barbatum Accepted
Cypripedium barbatum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: maroon, white, green
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Inflorescence Height: 10 inches
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Endangered (EN)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Endangered

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