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A picture of a Fan-Lipped Orchid

Fan-Lipped Orchid

Anacamptis collina

Orquídea by Chixoy (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Partial Shade
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

1cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Fan-Lipped Orchid

Some pink Anacamptis collina flowers on a plant
A pink Anacamptis collina plant growing in the grass
Some white Anacamptis collina flowers on a plant
Some white Anacamptis collina flowers on a plant
A close up of some white brown Anacamptis collina flowers on a plant

Fan-Lipped Orchid Overview

Anacamptis collina is a tuberous, herbacous, perennial orchid species in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is terrestrial and thus grows in soil in the ground, producing lance-shaped foliage and small purple-white flowers. The flowers are arranged densely on a central spike and it is commonly known by the name Fan-Lipped Orchid.

Common problems with Fan-Lipped Orchid

How to propagate Fan-Lipped Orchid

Division

Divide offsets in spring.

Special features of Fan-Lipped Orchid

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees