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Monkey orchid

Orchis simia

Also known as

Orchid

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Monkey orchid Overview

A terrestrial ornamental orchid from Europe. Bears linear to ovate green leaves and pale pink, white and red, dotted purple flowers in mid spring.

Common problems with Monkey orchid

How to propagate Monkey orchid

Division

Propagate by division.

Other uses of Monkey orchid

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.