Gymnadenia conopsea (Fragrant Orchid)

Zone: 5 - 9
Natural Range: Europe; British Isles, China, India, Japan
Soil:  Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light:  Part shade, Sun
Attributes:  Deciduous, 2.5' tall.  Pink - purple flowers
Notes:  Only two species of Gymnadenia are known.  This is a fragrant orchid that in the wild grows in calcareous grasslands.  The flower spikes are dense like Dactylorhiza.  In cultivation plants will thrive in moist, humus rich soil.

 

Pot Size:  4" Band Pot

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