B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:6
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: WHITE lips,RED-BROWN teps,15cm
Cypripedium kentuckiense seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Cypripedium kentuckiense:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
4: Orchid Seed List
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
87: Natives of Central U.S.A.
Cypripedium kentuckiense seeds will usually germinate in 30-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Cypripedium kentuckiense seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20°C.
Sow on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Very difficult outside the laboratory.