Orchis papilionacea grow and care – herbaceous geophyte of the genus Anacamptis also known as Anacamptis papilionacea, Orchis papilionacea perennial deciduous used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-11.
Leaves color green the leaves linear shape and grow connected from the bulb.
Orchis papilionacea flower
Flower color purple or red with white with dots and stripes, the flowers grow on stem inflorescence, flower structure is like little purple paper angel.
Orchis papilionacea for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Orchis papilionacea growing and care:
Slightly alkaline, well-drained soil, bloom in moist soil, in frost area need to take the bulb to dry area
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction (rhizome) Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? Yes (much easier) Difficulties or problems when growing: Hard to grow it outside the wild Autumn / Spring Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: In the middle of the summer How to prune: Old leaves Size of the plant? 10-50 cm, 4-20 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer, in hot climate Winter / Spring Bloom season: General information about the flower little purple paper angel flower the color is purple or red with white with dots and stripes, the flowers grow on stem inflorescence, Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Slow growing plants
Deciduous, Geophyte, Herbaceous, Perennial plant
Floristry, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Spring flowers, Summer flowers, Winter flowers
Purple flower, Red flower, White flower