Cypripedium Mixed (Garden Orchids)
Beautiful hardy varieties which will bring an exotic touch to your garden. These varieties love shade and semi-shade and they are winter hardy.
Month Available: March
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Multi-coloured
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Partial or full shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Exotic flowers
Height / Spread: 30cm x 60cm (12in x 24in)
These plants are great if you have a shady border, they will thrive if they are not exposed to full sun.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Plant Care: Dont cut away the foliage after flowering. You can however prune in autumn once the leaves have completely died off.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Garden orchids can be planted in autumn when the plant is dormant, or in spring when the first frost has broken. When the orchids are in dormancy, they can withstand cold temperatures up to -20°C.
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