Flower farm and design studio located in saint peter mn who we are subscriptions weddings and events who we are subscriptions weddings and events more. Although never common this plant has vanished from much of its historical range due to habitat loss.
The lady slipper flower also known as the moccasin flower is north america s own much admired and often misunderstood wild native orchid.
Lady slipper flower. 2020 monthly flower subscription 3 bouquets 55 00 out of stock. 513 likes 91 talking about this. Cypripedium is a genus of 58 species and nothospecies of hardy orchids.
Lady slipper flowers is a cut flower farm just outside of saint peter mn. White lady s slipper the small white lady s slipper c. Showy lady s slipper cypripedium reginae it grows 1 to 2 feet tall in wet meadows swamps bogs and damp woodlands.
The slipper shaped lip of the flower serves as a trap for pollinating insects forcing insect. The white flower has a splash color of pink and blooms in late spring or early summer. Lady s slipper orchids are usually terrestrial though some are epiphytic or grow on rocks.
See more ideas about lady slipper flower lady slipper orchid orchids. We sell bouquets during the growing season from our roadside. Cypripedium reginae known as the showy lady s slipper pink and white lady s slipper or the queen s lady s slipper is a rare lady s slipper orchid native to northern north america.
It is the state flower of minnesota. Showy lady s slipper showy lady s slipper c. Here you ll learn more about the folklore growth process and growing conditions of this beautiful and alluring new england wildflower.
Sep 9 2012 explore debora campbell s board lady slipper flower followed by 2914 people on pinterest. Weddings and events flower farm design studio. The slipper plant is native to the baja peninsula and northwestern sonora mexico where it grows on hillsides and in desert plains.
Most species have rhizomes and fibrous roots unlike most other orchids the flowers characteristically feature two fertile anthers male pollen producing structures instead of just one. White lady slipper cypripedium candidum it is a small lady slipper with 6 to 12 inches in height and considered endangered. Candidum reaches anywhere from 6 to 12 inches in height.
Use it in large containers mixed in with other striking cactus and succulent plants. Reginae is another large species 1 to 2 feet tall that grows naturally in bogs swamps wet meadows and damp woodlands the white flower is streaked with pink and blooms in late spring early summer. It is one of five genera that together compose the subfamily of lady s slipper orchids cypripedioideae they are widespread across much of the northern hemisphere including most of europe and africa algeria one species russia china central asia canada the united states mexico and central america.
Plant the slipper plant with desert plants and cactus for its strong vertical effects.