color or flower form ?

this flower is called Orchid Lady Slipper. was it poetic licence ? the form of the flower is not so close to that of lady slipper orchids. one of the descriptions of the color orchid is bright purple. parts of this flower are colored like this. other parts are whitish and a blush of orchid color. and the throat is big splash of yellow. of course this is part of the fun of naming a flower. there is no rule about using a bit of your imagination. as long as the connection from one to the other works for you well that is all you need…

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