A picture of a Orchid

Orchid

Calypso spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Orchid Overview

These are deciduous perennials and terrestrial orchids. They are grown in soil or leaf moulds. The flower head will consist of 3 outer sepals and 3 inner petals, the lowest of which is usually enlarged. The flowers can be colourful and are highly attractive.

How to propagate Orchid

Division

Division of tubers where possible.

Tubers

Other uses of Orchid

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.