Paphiopedilum grow and care – leaf plant orchid of the genus Paphiopedilum also known as Venus slipper, Paphiopedilum perennial evergreen used as ornamental cut flower plant can grow in subtropics climate, greenhouse or houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b-11.

Leaves color green or variegate white or yellow with green spots.

Flower color can be: purple, brown, red, blue, pink, white, orange, yellow, black or green, the petal can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless

Paphiopedilum flower

Flower shape three petals with basket petal in the bottom, the top petal can be in in varieties of shape round to elliptic, side petals (two petals) sometimes have hair on the petals, some cultivars very long and curly like “Payot” (side locks), can be from round shape to linear, bottom petal in in basket shape in variety of sizes and shapes.

Paphiopedilum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Black flower
  • Brown flowers
  • Green flower
  • Orange flower
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
  • Subtropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Leaf plant
  • Orchids
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12