Distinguished by a prominent pouchlike sac resembling a ballroom slipper, the flowers of slipper orchids may be ugly or pretty, depending on your point of view. In either case, they are captivating & unusual.
Resembling its relative, the pitcher plant. This Lady Slipper orchid has welcoming ‘arms’, & appears to be saying “Come here, little bug…”
Stunningly simple yet elegant.