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Cypripedium 'Gisela'
Common Name: Hybrid Lady's Slipper Family: Orchidaceae (The Orchid Family)

Cypripedium  'Gisela'
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'Gisela' is a particularly robust hybrid, ideal for the beginner and famous for its vigour. Within a few years it forms big clumps, 35-45 cm (13-18 inches) high. Rich soil is required for vigourous growth. The striking flowers have a creamy lip marked with pink and accented by lucious red tepals. Grown from seed. Plants will resemble the image but may not be identical. A hybrid of the Asian C. macranthos with the North American C. parviflorum var. parviflorum. Blooming size. Lady's slipper hybrids are much more vigorous and easy to grow than species.

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ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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