Paphiopedilum spicerianum


Discribed: (Reichenbach f.) Pfitzer, 1888
Origin: Himalaya region
Temperatures: 15°-22°C
Water: water weekly, less in winter. Avoid wet leaves in winter.
Air humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Half shade position+ good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 12 cm pot with fine bark.
Morphology: Very pretty 5 cm large flowers appear on 9 to 15 cm inflorescences. The glossy 'shoe' and the white "flag" remind us of the Arum-lily flower.
Flowering season: December to March
Flowering time: +/- 4 weeks
Fragrance: no scent