Epipactis gigantea (Stream Orchid)

Family: Orchidaceae
Zone:5 - 9
Natural Range: Pacific Northwest
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.
Notes: This orchid gets it's 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.

Pot Size:  1 Gallon Pot