Ophrys insectifera grow and care – herbaceous rhizome of the genus Ophrys also known as Ophrys insectiferas, Ophrys insectifera perennial deciduous plant used as ornamental cut flower plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate 6-9.

Leaves color green grow in linear shape.

Ophrys insectifera flower

Flower shape looks like fly and attract male bees and wasp, flowers grow on stem in inflorescence, some of the orchid pollinate in self-pollination, the flowers are small 0.5-4 cm, and flower color can for 3 sepals can be: green, the “body” color can be: black-brown-purple.

Ophrys insectifera for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Black flower
  • Brown flowers
  • Green flower
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Geophyte
  • Herbaceous
  • Orchids
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9