Great flowering winged Orchid.
This is a very unusual addition to the garden will impress both yourself and others. Once established this is an easy plant to keep in moist average soil with dapple shade. You can grow in full sun but in the heat of July you will get marking on the leaves. Ideal for the alpine rock garden, border or containers.
This plant dies back in winter. Mark the spot so you don’t dig it up by mistake when tidying up in the Autumn. Reappears in Spring.
Life Cycle: perennial
Basic Colour: ( red / brown )
Flower Colour: red / brown / yellow
Natural Flowering: May – June
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 35cm
Soil Requirements: average / moist
Soil ph: acidic / neutral
Location: container / cottage garden / border
Usage: ornamental / shade
Pruning: cut back in autumn once the plant has died back to root.
Tolerates: Shade / moisture