Paphiopedilum Saint Swithin

This plant typically flowers in the spring to early summer months but can flower twice per year. This plant prefers low to medium light.

Saint Swithin is known as The Rain Saint. Saint Swithin's Day is the 15th of July
"St. Swithin's day if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain
St. Swithin's day if thou be fair, For forty days 'twill rain nae mair.  (no more)"

The Image

An old leather bound book is the background with the word Paph. ghosted in vertically to represent the Alliance, Paphiopedilum from which this plant comes.

The hand written text is a brief description of the plant and it's growing habits.