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Wrong description of Dactylorhiza elata

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 (30in) tall having very flamboyant flower spikes 15cm ( 6in) that are bright magenta that flower in May or June .
Native to southwest Europe and northern Africa, and is hardy throughtout most of thr Uk.
likes: Sun or part-shade and moist , well -drained soil of neutral or slightly acidic pH
Hardiness:H5 (-15 to-10c/5 to14c

Comments (1)

  1. Grower

    The GPS Team

    Hi John. We are more than happy to stand corrected. The general description on the plant record broadly matches yours, but there was an error in the leaf colour in the feature panel, which we have now corrected. We have also added a bit more info from your description. Do you have a photo of the plant we could use on the plant record?

    Thanks for pointing this out.


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