Dactylorhiza praetermissa Southern Marsh-Orchid
Contents of several seed pods (1000's). Fresh seed collected from cultivated plants growing at the nursery and harvested from a pale pink flowered form as shown in the photograph. Dactylorhiza praetermissa is a native UK species growing in damp grasslands with a southern distribution. It produces rosettes of unspotted green leaves and flower spikes that vary in colour from pale pink to purple with darker spots. 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.