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Dactylorhiza foliosa x maculata ssp. podesta - Marsh Orchid - [Spring B&B Pre-Order] - Orchidaceae (The Orchid Family)
Dactylorhiza foliosa x maculata ssp. podesta - Marsh Orchid - [Spring B&B Pre-Order] - Dactylorhiza foliosa x maculata ssp. podesta has 16 inch spikes of deep pink flowers with magenta markings atop spotted foliage.
Dactylorhiza foliosa x maculata ssp. podesta - Dactylorhiza foliosa x maculata ssp. podesta has 16 inch spikes of deep pink flowers with magenta markings atop spotted foliage.


 
1 bulb/pack
Price: $54.99
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 8-12"
Flower Colour: Pink

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Pick-up or shipping is usually Oct 1-31.
Product Code: 12094
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Description Fine Print
 
Dactylorhiza foliosa x maculata ssp. podesta is a hybrid of the Madeira orchid endemic to that Portuguese Island and the subspecies of the widespread Eurasian heath spotted-orchid found in the Netherlands. It will produce spikes up to 16 inches tall of deep pink flowers with magenta markings atop lush, heavily burgundy-spotted green foliage. Despite their marshy natural habitats, this orchid does well in evenly moist garden soils in full to part sun. Its parents are hardy to zone 7 and zone 5, respectively, so this hybrid is likely intermediate in hardiness to about zone 6.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Moist, Average, Wet
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green, Burgundy/Red/Purple
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Nitrogen-poor marshes and wet fields.
  • Geographical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
  • BC Native: No


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