Cypripedium parviflorum 'var. pubescens'

Giant Yellow Hardy Lady Slipper

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens makes a large clump (with age) of 20" tall stalks clothed with hairy green leaves. In May, the clumps are topped with amazing bright yellow "ladyslipper" flowers. An established clump of Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens is truly a breathtaking sight! 

More About Cypripedium parviflorum 'var. pubescens'

  • a wonderful native plant to the northern US

Cypripediums should be planted on compost-amended soil where the roots can be spread out horizontally on top of the soil, then covered in compost since the roots do not grow into the soil like most plants. Our flowering-sized plants of Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens are nursery-propagated from seed.


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16-20 in


1-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Cypripedium parviflorum 'var. pubescens' Characteristics


  • Specimen
  • Native to Northeast
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Bog
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature


  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • Yellow


  • Spreading
  • Clumping