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Our Cypripedium parviflorum var.parviflorum...
Cypripedium Parviflorum var. parviflorum is commonly known as the Small Yellow Lady's Slipper. The plant has 1 or 2 light to dark yellow slipper flowers. Sepals and petals vary from light greenish-yellow with pronounced maroon streaks to dark maroon in color. This variety of parviflorum is distinguished mainly from var. pubescens by its smaller flowers and slightly later blooming period. The flowers can often have a noticeable rose like fragrance. When mature and established this variety often produces 2 flowers per stem. As well, this variety occupies a much larger geographic distribution than var. pubescens.
USDA Growing Zones
Recommended optimal USDA zones are 3 to 7 Plants may be grown in zone 2 with extra winter mulching protection and zone 8 with extra shade. Very adaptable to garden culture in many areas. Unsure of your USDA growing zone? Here's the USDA map. It will take you off site...but be sure to return!
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map]
Soil/Media/Growing Requirements Likes a neutral to slightly sub acid (pH 6.0-7.0) soil/media. They require 2 to 3 hours direct early morning or late afternoon sun and be in dappled shade/sun the remainder of the day. Our Recommended Planting and Cultivation Instructions will accompany your order. They detail what we have found to work well for us with the Cypripedium Parviflorum var. parviflorum and we have grown thousands!
Our Plants .... Are 100% laboratory propagated from seed by Vermont Ladyslipper
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