Epipactis gigantea 'Serpentine Night' (Chatterbox, Stream Orchid)

$24.00

Epipactis gigantea 'Serpentine Night' (Chatterbox, Stream Orchid)

Family:  Orchidaceae
Zone: 5 - 9
Natural Range: California
Soil:  Average to moist, humus rich
Light: Sun, part sun
Height: 18" tall
Bloom Time:  June to July

Attributes: Deciduous. Clumping.  Blooms in spring and summer.  Tall flower spikes of numerous Yellow-green, purple-red lip and petals.  Dark purple foliage

Notes:  This form is from a population in California that has dark purple foliage.  This orchid gets its fun common name from the way the lower lip moves up and down in the wind.  multiplies when happy and should be given at least a 3 x 3 growing space.

Epipactis gigantea 'Serpentine Night' (Chatterbox, Stream Orchid)

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