Cypripedium guttatum, the spotted lady's slipper, has small flowers of an unusual shape that are white with bold deep pink to purple spots.
Cypripedium guttatum is a circumboreal species that occurs in Canada in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Known as the spotted lady's slipper, it has small flowers of an unusual shape that are white with bold spots and blotches in deep pink and purple-red. For experienced gardeners only: species orchids are more exacting in their growing requirements than hybrids and this one needs cool summer climates and bright, cool shade. Grown from seed. Plants will resemble the image but may not be identical. Blooming size.
Common Name: Spotted Lady's Slipper
Family: Orchidaceae (The Orchid Family)
Zone Hardiness: 2-8
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: Americas - North America
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