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

Leaves color green grow in linear shape.

Ophrys mammosa flower

Flower hairy the shape looks like insect that going to hug “two small hands” and smile, flowers grow on stem in inflorescence, flowers are small 0.5-4 cm, and flower color can be: the 3 sepals and 2 petals color green-yellow with purple stripes the “body” color red to purple with white pattern.

Ophrys mammosa for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Purple flower
  • Red flower
  • White flower
  • Yellow 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