Epipactis gigantea

Also known as:

  • Amesia gigantea
  • Epipactis americana
  • Arthrochilium giganteum
  • Epipactis pringlei
  • Helleborine giganteum
  • Stream Orchid
  • Giant Helleborine
  • Species Orchid
  • Giant Stream Orchid
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Plant Type

perennial, orchid

Zones

5a-10b

Size

H:12"-16"
W:15"-18"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

average, well-drained

Water Needs:

even moisture, regular

Sun Exposure:

sun

Special Situation:

verticillium wilt resistant

Features

Flower Color:

orange, yellow, purple, chocolate

Foliage Color:

green

Flower Season:

spring, summer

Foliage Season:

deciduous

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broadleaf
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Broad grass green leaves support many amber orange chattering flowers on 16" stems. Provide moisture retentive soil.

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This orchid comes to us from Northern California. We grow in semi shade to full sun with lots of moisture. The 6-8” foliage is dark green. The flowers are a chocolate color in June-July.

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Native to the southwestern U.S. on sandstone, this will creep aggressively if happy, sending up scapes of fifteen or so greenish purplish red veined flowers on scapes that can reach 90cm although usually less. ZONE 6

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Blooms: spring-summer, yellow-green, purple pouch & petals Zone 3-9. 12"-18", PNW, part shade-sun, moist, well drained

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