Dactylorhiza 'Foliorella' (Marsh Orchid)

Family: Orchidaceae
Zone:5 - 9
Natural Range: Hybrid; D. foliosa x purpurella
Soil:  Average to moist, humus rich
Light: Sun, part sun
Height: 23"-32" tall
Bloom Time:  May to June
Attributes: Deciduous. Clumping.  Blooms in spring and summer.  Rich purple with darker markings.  Flowers in a dense spike.  Green foliage.
Notes:  This hybrid is a good grower.  Dactylorhiza are among the most rewarding and care free orchids both for the orchid collector and the gardener.  They will multiply fast when kept moist and not too shady.