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Phragmipedium pearcei is a charming species within the Phragmipedium genus, renowned for its elegant and distinctive slipper orchids. Native to the Andean regions of South America, this species is celebrated for its relatively small, yet striking, flowers that possess the characteristic pouch-like structure unique to slipper orchids. Typically, the blooms of Phragmipedium pearcei display a delicate green to yellowish-green color, often with subtle hints of other colors and fine veining, contributing to their exquisite appearance. This orchid thrives in cool to intermediate temperatures, reflecting its montane forest origins, and prefers high humidity and indirect, dappled light. Care for Phragmipedium pearcei includes maintaining consistent moisture with well-draining growing media and providing regular fertilization to encourage healthy growth and flowering. This species is especially valued by orchid enthusiasts and collectors for its understated beauty and the unique charm it adds to any orchid collection, making it a delightful and coveted addition for those who appreciate the rare and elegant aspects of slipper orchids.