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Dactylorhiza (Hardy orchid) mixed collection


Large, feathery purple plumes appear in mid-spring and flower until July over bright green pointed spotted foliage.

Due to indiscriminate collecting these indigenous orchids are under threat of extinction in the wild but our plants are grown in a laboratory. Extremely easy to grow, we recommend that Dactylorhiza are kept in large pots for at least one year. Prefer moist well-drained humus rich soil in dappled shade. Hardy perennials. Supplied in 11cm pots.

This collection comprises of;
majalis hybrid
maculata
fuchsii
Flower Colour
Pink and White, Purple

Type of garden
Container Gardening

Other
Dappled/Full Shade Loving, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
May onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Part Shade

Spread
45-60cm (18-24")

Height
40-60cm (16-24)

Dactylorhiza (Hardy garden Orchid)

Soil

Moist soil, well drained

Position

Partial shade

Cutting

Not good for cutting

Flowering

Mid spring to summer depending on variety

Additional Information

Due to indescriminate collection, these orchids are under threat of extinction in the wild. Our plants are grown in a laboratory from tissue culture. They do not need much fertiliser just a leafy compost at planting. Best kept in large pots for at least one year, keep moist. Propagate by division once established in early spring. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 30 Jun 2019 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
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