Cypripedium guttatum

Quick Characteristics:

Height: 10-20 cm (3.9-7.9 inch)
Flower Colors: pink, white, patterned

Cypripedium guttatum Sw. is known by the common name of Spotted Lady's Slipper. This is a medium sized species distributed in Northern Canada, Alaska, Russia to Korea, in cold areas. The first pictures is of the flower of a young plant. The rhizome with one bud in November just after dividing and cleaning before replanting is shown in the second photo; note the " spaghetti " shape of the roots. First and second photos from Giorgio Pozzi. A link to USDA description page. Third photo taken in its habitat in north west Yunnan by Oron Peri

Cypripedium guttatum, Giorgio PozziCypripedium guttatum, Giorgio PozziCypripedium guttatum in habitat, Oron Peri

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