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Bug orchid

Anacamptis coriophora

Also known as

Orchid

Anacamptis coriophora Mallorca 01 by Orchi (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Partial Shade
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

1cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Bug orchid

A close up of some pink Anacamptis coriophora flowers
A close up of some pink Anacamptis coriophora flowers
A close up of some pink Anacamptis coriophora flowers
A close up of a Anacamptis coriophora plant with pink flower and green buds and leaves

Bug orchid Overview

Anacamptis coriophora is a tuberous, herbacous, perennial orchid species in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is terrestrial and thus grows in soil in the ground, producing lance-shaped foliage and small purple-red flowers. The flowers are arranged densely on a central spike.

Common problems with Bug orchid

How to propagate Bug orchid

Division

Divide offsets in spring.

Special features of Bug orchid

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Other uses of Bug orchid

Alpine, woodland or rock garden