Paphiopedilum urbanianum is a relatively uncommon species in the hobby. It is native to the Philippines where it grows in warm, shady locations. The natural habitat receives large amounts of rain so the plants never dry out. You can learn more about this species from the Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia.
This species is easy to grow and bloom. They flower from winter through spring with colorful flowers on tall stems. They grow like any other mottled leaf species or hybrid. Just follow our tips here and you will be successful.