Paphiopedilum javanicum (Reinw. ex Lindl.) Pfitzer

Paphiopedilum virens
Paphiopedilum javanicum var. virens

Paph. javanica

Paph javanicum var. virens


Found throughout of the Indonesian archipelago including Java, Bali, Flores and Sumatra, Paph javanicum and its sub-species, Paph javanicum var. virens are brightly colored green with bright pink petal tips.  The angle of the petals is the primary difference between the classic Paph javanicum var javanicum and the var. virens, with virens being almost horizontal and javanicum having almost a 45 degree down angle.  

Plants are easy to grow and flower.  Use a well draining mix.

Paph javanicum var. ablum

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