Werner Bollmann - Lady’s Slipper Orchid

 

Lady’s slipper orchids usually grow in forests on calcareous soil in middle Europe. To find them far north in the taiga is always a little bit strange – like a paradise bird in Siberia. In these northern regions it can take over ten years until the tiny seed becomes a flowering plant.


Location: Finland

Tags: cypripedium calceolus, finland, forest, lady slipper orchid, orchid, orchids, werner bollmann



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Comments

  1. Sandra said:

    08/06/2011 18:53

    i'd love to photograph these plants one day ... so beautiful.
    like the repitition of the flower heads ... and the clean and simple composition.

  2. Phil Johnston said:

    18/03/2013 20:22

    Wonderful colours and subjects!