Paphiopedilum bellatulum alba x Greyii alba

Paphiopedilum bellatulum alba x Greyii alba - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Paphiopedilum bellatulum grows in Thailand and Burma. It is warm to hot growing and needs low light. Paphiopedilum (Paph) contains 100 species in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. They have no pseudobulb so need moderate shade, good humidity and regular year round watering with good air circulation. They are generally slow growing. Leaves indicate prefered temperature with those that are mottled grow warmer, and the solid green with only one flower grow intermediate to cool.