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

Cypripedium  'Ursel'
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'Ursel' is impressive with warm yellow flowers with varying degrees of red markings depending on your plant. It produces large, especially long-lived flowers in great numbers, often with 2-3 flowers per stem. They open up at the beginning of May along with 'Gisela'. The broad leaves remain green for a long time in autumn. Grows 30-45 cm (12-16 inches). Grown from seed. Plants will resemble the image but may not be identical. A cross of two Chinese species: C. fasciolatum and C. henryi. Lady's slipper hybrids are much more vigorous and easy to grow than species. Blooming size.

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ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourRed 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeLate Spring 
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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