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PlantFiles: Species Orchid, Outstanding Paphiopedilum
Paphiopedilum superbiens

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Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Paphiopedilum (paf-ee-oh-PED-ih-lum) (Info)
Species: superbiens (soo-PER-bee-enz) (Info)

Synonym:Cordula curtisii
Synonym:Cordula superbiens

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Pale Green
Maroon (Purple-Brown)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Mottled
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

No details have been posted.



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