Most of the gardening books or magazines will tell you that winter is the time to be looking through the seed catalogues: when it's too wet, cold and miserable…
Epipactis genus (Helleborine). A terrestrial genus extending world-wide from North America, Europe, Ethiopia and through northern parts of Asia to Japan. They require a wet habitats and have fleshy rhizomes and tall leafy stems. The spiked inflorescence produce a moderate amount of colourful, spurless, small flowers.
Herbaceous or Orchids
Africa, Thailand and Mexico
Bed or rock garden
Propagate by division in spring.
Vulnerable to slugs and snails.
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