How to Grow Lady Slipper Orchids (and other plants, too!)

Container-growing Lady’s-Slipper Orchids

Most lady’s-slippers are creatures of niche environments-hence their universal rarity. And while suitable conditions can often be recreated in the home landscape, it’s often even easier to accommodate Cyps in containers. In fact, this method provides a level of control and flexibility that is very enticing, even for those with lots of land. To be […]

Planting and Care of Calopogon Species

Grass pinks are a fun and rewarding species to cultivate. They’re easy and adaptable and produce striking flowers in early summer. And, like the more common spring-flowering bulbs, they can be grown in pots and even “forced” so that you have flowers for an extended period of time. In the wild, Calopogon tuberosus grows in […]

a group of white lady slipper orchids

Planting and Care of Cypripedium Species

Download PDF Although native orchids have a reputation for being challenging to grow, we find that they are generally unfussy and long-lived, provided their cultural requirements are met. We cannot guarantee your success, but we offer the following advice based on practice, experience, and the wisdom of others who have been at this for a […]

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