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Epipactis gigantea

SKU: epgig-E/7/23
A hardy terrestrial orchid with reddish orange flowers.
Family: Orchidaceae
Flower Colour: Orange
Flowering Season: Summer
Preferred Conditions: Moist soils
Preferred Aspect: Partial Shade
Pot Size: 9 cm square
Additional Feature: Mainly flowers
Price: £8.50
orangey red flowers with an orchid appearance
Epipactis gigantea
Product Details
A completely hardy terrestrial orchid from the US. Liking a moist situation in light shade and a soil of moderate fertility, this orchid will start into growth in mid spring. Leaves are lanceolate and deeply furrowed, pale green and around 8 inches long clasping the rigid stem which will rise to around 35 cms or so. The flowers are the obvious main attraction an these are borne at the stem terminus, around 15 in number. Best look at the picture for their appearance! Easy in moist situations. Stream Orchid.