Paphiopedilum victoria-reginae

Scientific Name: Paphiopedilum victoria-reginae

Origin: Sumatra

Family: Orchidaceae

Bloom time: January - June

Paphiopedilum victoria-reginae is a tropical Asian slipper orchid that grows in rocky crevices on cliffs 800 - 1,600 meters elevation on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Named for Queen Victoria, it was first imported to England in the 19th century.