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Southern Marsh Orchid

Dactylorhiza praetermissa

Also known as

Orchid

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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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Southern Marsh Orchid Overview

A low perennial found on damp grass-land. Bears dark green lance-shaped leaves and red-purple spotted white spiked flowers.

How to propagate Southern Marsh Orchid

Division

Division of tubers where possible.

Tubers

Other uses of Southern Marsh Orchid

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.