All our orchids are true UK native species. These orchids come in 7cm pots. Common spotted orchid has an association with a mycorrhizal fungi that ensures the plants survival; therefore we highly recommend planting the orchids with the soil they arrived in.
Our Common Spotted-orchid plants are for sale priced per individual plant. This product has a minimum quantity of 1 orchid plant. For orders over 20 plants please contact us.
All our plants for sale are native British wildflowers grown from wild seed in our sustainable nursery.
These plants die back in the winter and over winter as a rhizome.
Common name : Common Spotted-orchid
Latin : Dactylorhiza fuchsii
Description : The most common orchid in the UK, the Common spotted orchid frequents many different habitats including woodland, road verges, hedgerows, marshes and sand dunes. The name of this orchid comes from the dark, oval-shaped spots on the leaves.
Height : 14-40cm
Flowering time : June to August
Colour : Pale pink with purple streaks and spots.
Management : The common spotted-orchid prefers moist but well drained soil. It copes well in partial shade.