A picture of a Marsh Helleborine

Marsh Helleborine

Epipactis palustris

Also known as

Marsh Orchid

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

25cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Marsh Helleborine Overview

A low ornamental perennial with narrow elliptic pointed leaves and purple brown spiked flowers in mid summer.

Common problems with Marsh Helleborine

How to propagate Marsh Helleborine

Division

Propagate by division in spring.

Other uses of Marsh Helleborine

Bed or rock garden