Cypripedium franchetii is a beautiful, large-flowered species with a white pouch and petals beautifully striped with dark pink.
Cypripedium franchetii is from Mainland China. It is a beautiful, large-flowered species with a white pouch and petals beautifully striped with dark pink on stems 4-12 inches high. Grown from seed. Plants will resemble the image but may not be identical. Lady's slipper hybrids are much more vigorous and easy to grow than species. Well cared for clumps can double their flowering stems ever year! Blooming size.
Common Name: Lady's Slipper
Family: Orchidaceae (The Orchid Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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