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A picture of a Northern Marsh Orchid

Northern Marsh Orchid

Dactylorhiza purpurella

Also known as

Orchid

Photo by Downies1964 (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

25cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Northern Marsh Orchid
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Northern Marsh Orchid Overview

A terrestrial or prostrate orchid native to north-west Europe.

How to propagate Northern Marsh Orchid

Division

Division of tubers where possible.

Tubers

Other uses of Northern Marsh Orchid

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.