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Cypripedium reginae

Also called Queen Lady's Slipper


Cypripedium reginae - Showy Lady's Slipper

More About Cypripedium reginae

  • AKA Cypripedium album, Cypripedium spectabile
  • Flowers are showy, white petals with a rose-pink, pouch-like lip
  • Upright foliage of soft, folded, ovate to fan-shaped leaves
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

50-75 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

White

Showy Lady's Slipper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist, fertile, neutral to acidic soil, in a sheltered site with dappled shade. They are becoming rare in the wild. Trying to transplant established plants from nature is rarely successful. 

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Cypripedium reginae Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge