Cypripedium Calceolus in UK is extremely popular. More commonly known as Lady Slipper Orchids, those Cypripedium orchids are a genus of 58 species of Orchid that are widespread across much of the Northern Hemisphere including most of Europe, Russia, China, Central Asia, Canada the United States, Mexico, and Central America.
Cypripedium Calceolus in UK are surviving any tough winter
They are popular among gardeners because they can withstand extreme cold, and can even survive in snowy environments, blooming in spring as the snow melts.
They can be planted in pots for container gardening, or in the ground as a low maintenance addition. Watering of your orchids is simple too. They prefer to be watered in the morning or evening, but make sure that you don’t get water on the leaves. Also, if you are container gardening in pots, ensure that your hardy orchids have proper drainage in the pots and that the soil will not retain too much water.