Specie: P. hybridium ( registered 1876
Lady Slipper orchid, slipper orchids
Name in Latin: Orchidaceae
Name in English: Orchid Family
Origin: Southeast Asia
Growth Habit: terrestrial: Grand robust shoots: ( no bulb like Phal) dwarf to moderate in size.
Flower:Raceme is produced between succulent leaves: Pouch -like labellum leads or "slipper" name. The 4 inch tall flower stem has reddish hairs and carries one or two flowers approximately 2¾ inches in diameter
Blooming Period: Spring or Autumn
Leaf: short an round/ or long and narrow, typically have a mottled pattern
Vase arrangements, blooms in various configurations and floral art sculpture, Asian design
Care and Handling
Soil: compost should consist of osmunda fiber, sphagnum moss and a small amount of bark with sand and leaf mold added
Amount of water: They should be watered every 3 to 5 days.
Nutrition: Fertilize monthly with high nitrogen fertilizer diluted to ½ the strength recommended on the label
Special handling: require intermediate to warm conditions. Since they do not have storage organs, they must not be subjected to a resting period.
they do not like direct sunshine but require semi-shade.