Our Cypripedium henryii...
The plant has two to four, sometimes even five small greenish-yellow (chartreuse) inflorescences and stands approximately 1 -1.5 feet high. Sepals and petals are the same in coloration. It also has especially fragrant slipper flowers. The scent being similar to cloves.
Henryii blooms for approximately 2 weeks in early Spring and if happy, will form multiple stems. This Asian species is native to China and is relatively easy to grow in regular neutral woodland conditions.
USDA Growing Zones
Recommended optimal USDA zones are 5 to 7 Very adaptable to garden culture.
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Likes a neutral (pH 6.0-7.0) soil/media. They require 2 to 3 hours direct early morning or late afternoon sun and be in dappled shade/sun the remainder of the day. Our Recommended Planting and Cultivation Instructions will accompany your order. They detail what we have found to work well for us with the Cypripedium henryii!
Our Plants .... Are 100% laboratory propagated from seed by Vermont Ladyslipper
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