Formal NamePaphiopedilum hybrids
AliasPaphiopedilum, Lady's slipper
HabitatHorticulture variety, (original plant : Southeast Asia, Southern China)
Morphnon-cold tolerant evergreen perennial plant
Paphiopedilum (scientific name: Paphiopedilum Hybrids) is native to Southeast Asia and is a non-cold tolerant evergreen perennial plant belonging to the family Orchidaceae. It is a semi-growth orchid, and it has a feature that there is not one sepal piece compared to other orchids, and the lower one has a lip flap (bag shape). The lip is reminiscent of an insect bag. Usually, one flower blooms at the tip of the flower stem. The leaves are green, wide, rounded and shorter than flower stems.
Common name: Paphiopedilum, scientific name: Paphiopedilum Hybrids, also known as: Cypripedilum, Lady's slipper, place of origin: Horticulture variety, (original plant : Southeast Asia, Southern China), Living type: evergreen perennial, plant height: 20-40cm, leaf shape: oblong shape, inflorescence: 3-5 roots, leaf color: green, bilateral flowers, inflorescence: single apex, Lower septum (lip petal): bag-like, side petals: left / right symmetrical, lateral spread, flower diameter: 6-12 cm, flower color: brown, yellow, green, peach, red, white, brown, mottled, streaked, pistil : Spoon shape, Flowering period: October-May of the following year, Remarks: Semi-Japanese orchid.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Flowering placeGreenhouse Botanic garden
ColorRed, Pink, Brown, Violet, Orange, Yellow, Cream, White
SeasonJan Feb Mar Apr May Oct Nov Dec
Height20 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter6 ~ 12