LADY SLIPPER ORCHID
Temperature50 - 60 degrees
LightMorning sun, afternoon shade. Can tolerate low light.
WaterMoist but not soggy. Let water run through the pot and do not allow plant to sit in water.
FertilizerA balanced fertilizer every other week - once a month in the winter.
SoilNon acidic soil
USDA Zone(s)Zones 4 - 7
AvailabilityYear Round
After Care
When the blooms are finished, cut the spike down to the level of the leaves. Continue watering and fertilizing and within a year a new growth will spike to begin the blooming cycle again. Source: American Orchid Society, http://www.aos.org/orchids/culture-sheets/novice-paphiopedilum.aspx