Paphiopedilum richardianum is an unusual species. It is not commonly seen in the trade. This species is related to Paphiopedilum lowii but is much smaller and more compact growing. It produces up to five flowers per tall inflorescence. The blooming season is winter through spring.
Despite its relative rarity, this species is relatively easy to grow. It likes conditions like most other multifloral species, with warm temperatures and bright light. More specific details on growing species like this can be found here.