Dactylorhiza fuchsii Common Spotted-Orchid
Contents of several seed pods (1000's). Fresh seed collected from plants growing in the farm's grassland. Seed has been responsibly harvested. Dactylorhiza fuchsii is a native UK species growing in damp grasslands and open woods. It produces rosettes of green leaves with purplish oval spots and flower spikes that vary in colour from white to pale pink and purple with darker pink spots and stripes. Height to 60 cm. Sun to part shade in damp soil. Seeds are slow to germinate and take 3 to 4 years to flower. BEFORE PURCHASING, PLEASE READ THE GROWING GUIDE ON OUR HARDY ORCHID PAGE.