Paph chamberlainianum produces pretty
sequential blooms over many months
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HOW TO GROW AND FLOWER
Paphiopedilums, or slipper orchids, are so named
for their pouch which looks like a slipper, especially when
viewed from the side. Cyperipediums(found in temperate
regions) and phragmipediums(found in South America) are also
part of the slipper orchid alliance. Cultivation for all
three groups is very different. On this site we will focus on
the tropical Asian slipper orchids,
Paphiopedilum (Lady Slipper) orchids hold
a special fascination for orchid growers. Revered for more than a century, their
beautiful, often bizarre, flowers have captivated generations of orchid hobbyists.
Additonaly, they often stunning foliage and are one of the few orchids that are
attractive when not in bloom.
Once you understand the basics of paphiopedilum orchid
care you'll also be hooked. This website is the result of many year's of experince
growing, and selling, slipper orchids.
Learn how to grow slipper orchids like the one pictured