Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum 'Swamp Thing' HCC/AOS

Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum 'Swamp Thing' HCC/AOS

March 08, 2024

Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum is a unique and intriguing species of orchid that is sure to captivate any plant enthusiast. This particular variety is known for its distinct characteristics and beautiful structural appearance.

What sets Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum apart?

With its striking yellow and maroon petals, Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum stands out among other orchid species. Its intricate patterns and delicate structure make it a truly remarkable plant to behold.

Where can you find Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum?

This species is native to the region of Liachanum, where it thrives in the cool, moist climate. It can be found in the wild, but is also cultivated by orchid enthusiasts around the world.

How to care for Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum?

Proper care is essential for the health and longevity of Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum. This species requires a well-draining potting mix, indirect sunlight, and regular watering to thrive. With the right conditions, it can bloom beautifully year after year. Top dressing some calcium and silicia helps with keeping the soil pH on the alkaline side as some of these can be found growing in cliff sides. 

Whether you are a seasoned orchid collector or a beginner looking to expand your plant collection, Paphiopedilum villosum var liachanum is a must-have addition. Its unique beauty and fascinating characteristics make it a standout choice for a lady slipper lover.

What's so special about this award?

Our 'Swamp Thing' cultivar was awarded for flower quality, size, and shape. 

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