General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Orchid
  • Appleton's Paphiopedilum
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Paphiopedilum appletonianum
  • Synonym: Paphiopedilum wolterianum
  • Synonym: Paphiopedilum appletonianum var. hainanense

Photo Gallery
Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2023-02-10
Location: Hausermann's Orchid Greenhouse Villa Pk., IL
Date: 2018-02-24
Uploaded by BigBill
Uploaded by BigBill
Uploaded by BigBill
Uploaded by BigBill
Location: Susquehanna Orchid Society Show at Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2019-02-03
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2017-12-05
Location: Orchid Show, SE Michigan
Date: 4-2008
Location: Melbourne Orchid Spectacular, Victoria, Australia
Date: 2017-08-26
Part of the Orchid Carousel display.

photo credit: Dalton Holland Baptista

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