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May 14, 2018 11:36 AM CST
Name: Mister Bunnykins
New York (Zone 7a)
I currently reside in New York City, but a friend of mine from Japan sent me this picture of this mystery plant. Can anyone help identify the name of this? We're both clueless. Thank you for any help or leads!
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May 14, 2018 12:12 PM CST
central Illinois
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Orchid of some nature?
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May 14, 2018 12:17 PM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
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Cyripedium japonicum?



I did earlier put in a request for this thread to be moved to Plant ID, so that may still happen even if we think that's it.
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May 14, 2018 12:36 PM CST
Name: Mister Bunnykins
New York (Zone 7a)
Thank you so much for your help!
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sooby said:Cyripedium japonicum?



I did earlier put in a request for this thread to be moved to Plant ID, so that may still happen even if we think that's it.
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May 15, 2018 1:03 AM CST
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Cypripedium sp.
But there are several it might be...not necessarily C.japonicum.

58 sp and many hybrids.
They are now micro propagating them here and are much cheaper and available in garden centres...previously just small select nurseries grew them at huge expense.

https://www.google.com/search?...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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May 15, 2018 6:26 AM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
Annuals Native Plants and Wildflowers Keeps Horses Dog Lover Daylilies Region: Canadian
Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Garden Sages Plant Identifier
I think C. japonicum would be a reasonable assumption since the picture is from Japan but of course you're right, we don't know if it is taken in the wild or not.
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