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Lady's slipper orchids are orchids in the subfamily Cypripedioideae, which comprises the genera Cypripedium, Mexipedium, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium and Selenipedium. They are characterised by ...

lady's slipper | plant | Britannica.com


Mar 24, 2015 ... ... family Orchidaceae, in which the lip of the flower is slipper-shaped. ... 16 species of lady's slippers constitute the genus Phragmipedium.

pink ladys slipper


Pink Lady's Slipper is an interesting wildflower in the Orchid Family. ... Pink Lady's Slippers grow in shady forests under pine trees, oaks, Red Maple, and ...

Growing Cypripedium (Hardy Lady's Slipper) - White Flower Farm


Unlike some Orchids, these Lady's Slippers do not prefer an acid soil. ... fertilizer when new growth first emerges and then every 1–2 weeks until flowering has finished. ... White Flower Farm is a family-owned mail-order nursery located in ...

Lady's Slipper - The Canadian Encyclopedia


Feb 7, 2006 ... ... members of the orchid family in which modified petals (labella) fold inward ... This spring-flowering plant grows in moist places, preferably in acidic ... a root infusion of yellow lady's slipper (C. calceolus) or of moccasin flower ...

Orchids: A View of Our Tropical Missouri | Missouri Department of ...


Mar 23, 2011 ... Missouri's orchids belong to a large flowering family, Orchidaceae, ... bear feminine names, notably the ladies' slippers and ladies' tresses.

Lady Slipper Scenic Byway - About Lady's Slippers


The Showy Lady Slipper is Minnesota's state flower, also known as the Pink ... state flower, or any species of lady slippers, or any member of the orchid family

Michigan Orchids | The Michigan Nature Guy's Blog


Jul 6, 2014 ... I have seen Swamp Dragon and Grass-pink in flower on Memorial Day. .... The five species of Lady-slippers that grow in Michigan are some of our ... They belong to the Orchid Family (Orchidaceae) and are in the genus ...

Pink Lady-slipper | The Michigan Nature Guy's Blog


Mar 22, 2015 ... Pink Lady-slipper or Moccasin Flower (Cypripedium acaule) has a ... The five species of Lady-slippers that grow in Michigan are some of ... They belong to the Orchid Family (Orchidaceae) and are in the genus Cypripedium.

Flowering Plants - Wayne's Word


The three largest flowering plant families containing the greatest number of species are ... of these species belong to the following six plant families: sunflower family ... One of the many beautiful hybrids of lady's slippers orchids of the genus ...

Lady's Slipper
Family: Orchidaceae
Lady's slipper orchids are in the subfamily Cypripedioidea. They are characterised by the slipper-shaped pouches (modified labellums) of the flowers.... More »
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Pink Lady's Slipper - US Forest Service


Pink lady's slipper is a large, showy wildflower belonging to the orchid family. It has two opposite ... Another common name for this plant is moccasin flower. Orchids often ... Pink lady's slippers also require bees for pollination. Bees are lured ...

Meet The Ladies: The Slipper Orchids - US Forest Service


Lady's slipper orchids are in the genus Cypripedium in the Orchidaceae family. lady's slipper flower with the major petal parts labeled. ... Wild lady's slippers have special requirements that make them difficult to cultivate, and rarely survive  ...

Showy Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium reginae) - Ontario Wildflowers


Family: Orchid Family (Orchidaceae) Group: Orchids, Lady's Slippers Similar species: • Pink Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium acaule) - flower pink, with a dent up the middle ... Showy Lady's Slipper, like other Lady's Slippers orchids, don't come up ...