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

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Common names
  • Slipper Orchid
  • Venus' Slipper
  • Orchid

Photo Gallery
Location: St Louis - MoBOT
Date: 2023-02-21
A hybrid between Paph. Veribest x Paph. Lunar Orbit

Date: 2012-02-24
Photo by Fleur569

Date: 2018-02-24
Location: Jacksonville, Fl.
Date: 2014-03-16
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2019-02-10
Orchid show

Date: 2018-02-24
Location: Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia
Date: 2019-03-20
Slipper Orchid (Paphiopedilum)
Photo by Ursula
Location: Draper, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-11-01
Location: Susquehanna Orchid Society Show at Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-02-05
Unregistered hybrid Paphiopedilum Ruth Wright 'Aurora' X Exactade
Location: Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia, US
Date: 2020-02-26
Location: Susquehanna Orchid Society Show at Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-02-05
Unregistered cross Paphiopedilum Coral Sea 'Alpha' X Bloody Rain
Photo by Ursula
Photo by Ursula
Location: home,  Zone 7A, NC
Quatal x Magic Leopard
Location: AAOS Orchid Show, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor
Date: 2018-03-18
Paph. hybrid:  Paphiopedilum Chiu Hua Dancer x Paphiopedilum wilh
Location: Indoors - San Joaquin County, CA
Date: Dec 2011 to March 2012
The long bloom sequence of my noid Paphiopedilum
Location: Tropical greenhouse, Belgium
Date: 2007-08-24
Location: Inside our home, DeLand, FL
Date: 2012-02-12

Date: 2014-03-04
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-02-06
Location: Jacksonville, Fl.
Date: 2014-03-17
Location: Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis
Date: 2018-03-31

Date: 2017-02-06
Location: Susquehanna Orchid Society Show at Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-02-05
Unregistered hybrid Paphiopedilum Anhinga Magic X Hilo Ruby
Location: Terrell conservatory
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-02-06
Location: Atlanta BG
Date: Aug 16
Location: Susquehanna Orchid Society Show at Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-02-05
Unregistered hybrid William Ambler '#1a' X Michael Koopowitz 'HOF
Location: At Cactus and Tropicals Nursery, Sandy Utah
Date: 2011-11-22
Photo by jmorth
Location: my home Zone 7A, NC
various Paphs

Date: 2022-03-30

Date: 2017-02-06
Location: Susquehanna Orchid Society Show at Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-02-05
Unregistered hybrid Paphiopedilum Hellas Sunset X Salty Val

Date: 2015-02-28
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-02-06
Photo by hawkarica
Location: AAOS Orchid Show, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor
Date: 2018-03-18
Paph. hybrid:  Paphiopedilum Chiu Hua Dancer x Paphiopedilum wilh
Location: 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show
Date: 2018-03-08
Acclamation x Western Thunder, exhibited by Bill Quirk (unregiste
Location: Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia, US
Date: 2020-02-26
Location: Southeast Pennsylvania Orchid Show (SEPOS) and Sale, Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456
Date: 2017-03-24
Unregistered hybrid Emerald Green X Pacific Shamrock.
Photo by Ursula
Photo by Ursula

Date: 2015-01-09

Date: 2014-12-03

Date: 2014-12-03

Date: 2014-12-03

Date: 2015-04-03

Date: 2017-02-06

Date: 2014-12-29
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-02-06

Date: 2013-08-20

Date: 2014-12-29

Date: 2015-02-24

Date: 2015-02-28

Date: 2015-02-28

Date: 2015-02-24

Date: 2015-02-24

Date: 2014-01-20

Date: 2014-01-20

Date: 2014-03-04

Date: 2012-11-19

Date: 2014-01-20
Location: Balboa Park Arboretum, San Diego, California           
Date: 2015-01-12

photo credit: orchidgalore

Date: 2014-11-10

Date: 2014-11-10

Date: 2014-11-10
Location: my home, Zone 7A, NC
Location: Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia, US
Date: 2020-02-26
Location: Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia, US
Date: 2020-02-26

Date: 2016-12-05

photo credit: orchidgalore
Location: Gent, Belgium
Date: 2006-07-26
I never managed to make it rebloom the following years.

Date: 2015-04-03

Date: 2013-08-20

Date: 2014-12-29

Date: 2013-08-20

Date: 2015-02-24

Date: 2015-02-24

Date: 2012-11-19

Date: 2012-11-19

Date: 2012-11-19

Date: 2012-11-19

Date: 2014-11-10

Date: 2014-11-10

Date: 2017-02-22

Date: 2014-08-28

Date: 2016-12-05
Discussion Threads about this plant
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Correct id? by robertduval14 Nov 5, 2016 10:36 AM 0
Not Paph. Supersuk by Australis Aug 7, 2022 4:28 AM 0

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