At one point I am driving off to the grocery store and I see the Lady's Slipper
and it makes me feel desperate, like I will die if I don't hear him tell me one more time about the flower.
Inspired by the sighting of the Cyprepedium orchid on the Telegraphgarden, I found myself drawn to the hardy Lady's Slippers
orchids exhibited so beautifully at the Jacques Amand stand.
Deceptive pollination of the lady's slipper
Cypripedium tibeticum (Orchidaceae).
The Lady's Slipper
orchid at Silverdale Golf Course in Carnforth, Lancashire, is the last remaining flowering plant of its kind growing wild in Britain.
Another of the area's rare species, the lady's slipper
orchid (Britain's rarest flowering plant), hasn't even reached these numbers, despite the fact that orchids generally thrive in the low-nutrient limestone soils.
NO LONGER WILL PROPERTY OWNERS in Ontario be breaking the law if they restore their land by planting seeds of endangered species such as small white lady's slipper
, American ginseng or the delightfully named Engelmann's quillwort.
Other creatures on the EU's list include dormice and great crested newts, plus Killarney fern and Lady's slipper
Other EU listed wildlife includes the dormouse, great crested newts, Killarney fern and Lady's slipper
The Manitoba Orchid Society, as part of its mandate, has funded research into the survival and conservation of the Western Prairie Fringed-Orchid (Platanthera praeclara) and the Small White Lady's Slipper
20 Why is the lady's slipper
orchid (right) so famous?
Some plants such as Lady's Slipper
are best left untouched.
The Minnesota state flower, the Showy Lady's Slipper
, grows wild here, which is rare.
Good news also came from Silverdale, where it was revealed that the lady's slipper
orchid had survived a theft attempt and flowered again - long may volunteers keep up the good work protecting it.
The purple and yellow Lady's Slipper
Orchid was taken from Silverdale Golf Club in Lancaster, a site of special scientific interest.
Irish moss and Scotch moss combine with lady's slipper
orchids (Paphiopedilum) to form the illusion of a garden.