Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens
Also called Mocassin Flower
More About Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens
- AKA Cypripedium calceolus var. pubescens
- Flowers have showy maroon to dark green petals and a deep yellow, pouch-like lip
- Each plant generally produces only one flower, rarely two
- Upright foliage is soft, folded and ovate to fan-shaped
- Foliage has deep veining, giving it a striped look
- Juvenile leaves are hairy
- Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Native to Ontario and most of North America.
Large Yellow 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. Digging and trying to transplant established plants from nature is rarely successful.
Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average