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Nigritella nigra

Black vanilla orchid

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Growth HabitUpright rosette

Description

Nigritella nigra (Black vanilla orchid). A dwarf perennial orchid with slender stems and linear leaves. In summer-time, terminal flower spikes hold profuse dark red flowers that are vanilla scented.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fragrant

Other common names

Orchid

Origin

Scandinavia to Greece

Interest and use

Found on grassland.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun

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