John&Jacq~s Garden

Paphiopedilum barbatum has become the desire of many orchid enthusiasts

Paphiopedilum barbatum (Slipper Orchid, Bearded Paphiopedilum, Lady’s Slipper)

The amazing beauty and uniqueness of the Slipper Orchid or Bearded Paphiopedilum has become the desire of many enthusiasts of orchids.

It was first discovered on Mount Ophir in Sumatra, growing in granite rock crevices containing moss and decaying leaves. It inhabits areas where plentiful rainfall and high humidity ensure that the roots are always moist.

Paphiopedilum barbatum or Slipper Orchid is assessed as endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Plant Profile, Culture and Propagation :

External links: