Hi Room just to update a description given about Dactylorhiza elata, elata does not have brown spotted leaves but glossy grean leaves that are up to 75cm…
Dactylorhiza genus (Marsh orchid). These are deciduous terrestrial orchid perennials consisting of 3 outer sepals and 3 inner petals, the lowest of which is usually enlarged. Many species have spotted leaves and most have pink flowers with darker spots.
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Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.
Except in mild areas, orchids are best grown in pots and kept in greenhouses during cold weather and winter.
Division of tubers where possible, or orchids with pseudobulbs may have older leafless ones removed and repotted.
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