Phragmipedium Super Rubies
Phragmipedium humboldtii x Phragmipedium besseae
Phragmipedium 'Super Rubies' is an alluring hybrid in the Phragmipedium genus, famed for its exceptional slipper orchids. This hybrid stands out for its remarkable floral display, which likely features the signature pouch-like blooms of the genus in striking shades of ruby or deep red, as suggested by its name. These vibrant, richly colored flowers could be complemented by contrasting patterns or veining, adding to their visual appeal. Phragmipedium orchids, including 'Super Rubies', thrive in environments that mimic their native tropical rainforest habitat, requiring high humidity, moderate temperatures, and indirect light for optimal growth. Care for this hybrid involves consistent moisture in well-draining growing media, careful avoidance of waterlogging, and regular fertilization to support healthy flowering. Phragmipedium 'Super Rubies' is particularly coveted by orchid enthusiasts and collectors for its vivid coloration and the dramatic flair it adds to an orchid collection, making it a treasured and standout addition for those who appreciate the unique beauty of slipper orchids.