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Cypripedium calceolus var. pubescens
Yellow Lady's-slipper Orchid


May, June
No Ornamental Fruit
Hardiness Zone 2-9
Part Shade to Full Shade
Part Shade to Full Shade
Average Moisture
Average Moisture
This plant prefers average to moist acid sandy soil and is not too difficult to grow.
This plant is drought tolerant, alpine, deer resistant, evergreen and can be used as a cut flower, specimen, edging, accent.
Landscape Value
Plants form a low clump of light green leaves, bearing pouched, canary-yellow flowers in late spring, held on upright stems.
One of our most charming native plants.
Plants prefer a slightly acidic soil, and are happiest in bright woodland conditions.
Rounded / Mounded
Rounded / Mounded
User Opinions 20cm-30cm (8"-12") High
25cm-30cm (10"-12") Wide
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