CYPRIPEDIUM, OR lady's SLIPPER - plant generic
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  • CYPRIPEDIUM, OR lady's SLIPPER - plant generic
  • CYPRIPEDIUM, OR lady's SLIPPER - plant generic
  • CYPRIPEDIUM, OR lady's SLIPPER - plant generic

CYPRIPEDIUM / PAPHIOPEDILUM - info

CYPRIPEDIUM / PAPHIOPEDILUM = LADY'S SLIPPER

These 2 orchids are alike, but change the name.

CYPRIPEDIUM derived from Kypris, a name of Aphrodite or Venus, and Pedilion (shoes, sandal, slipper,slipper), referring to the particular shape of the lip.

PAPHIOPEDILUM: is derived from Paphos, city of Cyprus, which according to legend is the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite or Venus, and Pedilion.

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Light
A lot of light. No direct sun.
Recommended temperature
Greater than 15 °C
Watering
Once a week, immerse the plant pot in room temperature water for 10-15 minutes.
Season of Availability on the market - in Bloom with forced cultivation
October November December January February March
Origin
It is cosmopolitan, having a distribution quite global: America, from Europe to Siberia, the east Indies, Malaysia, China, west-central, Italy (Cypripedium calceolus).
Habitat
On the contrary, other species are terrestrial orchids and non-orchids, i.e. do not live at the expense of other plants of major proportions. Generally prefer humid areas and fresh at the edge of the woods.

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