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Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens

Also called Mocassin Flower


Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens - Large Yellow Lady's Slipper

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

Interesting Notes:


Native to Ontario and most of North America.

Zone:

3

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

30-35 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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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

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