Epipactis palustris (Marsh Epipactis) is a native European orchid. The dangling flowers are purplish-brown with a white labellum that is streaked with purple. They grow on the floral stalks in clusters. The Epipactis palustris flourishes in wet areas with bright sunlight.
Epipactis gigantea (Giant Epipactis) is a terrestrial orchid native to the western states of America. This species can grow up to 70 cm in height after a few years. Discover also our Duo Pack of Epipactis gigantea, 2 plants for 20,90 euros.
This cross between an Asian species and an American species has produced plants that grow vigorously, producing large numbers of new buds each season. Even though it is equally at home in a flowerbed or on the edge of a water feature, it can also be grown in a pot. It likes cool to damp soils which are light but not waterlogged.
Epipactis 'Sabine' is a hybrid of Epipactis gigantea and Epipactis palustris. Here is a really easy orchid to grow. When it flowers it produces a beautiful floral stem measuring 70/100 cm. It produces beautiful flowers with a stunning mix of colours ranging from yellow to red with pink tints.
The 'Serpentine Night' Epipactis is a Californian type of Epipactis gigantea. It can be distinguished by its dark purple-red foliage. It is a large, very hardy and easily grown terrestrial orchid which flowers from late May to July with yellow-orange flower stalks.
This garden orchid is part of Phytesia's Easy Garden series and comes packed in a 1 liter container, flowering size plant, 2-3 shoots. The Epipactis royleana will flourish into a Red-purple flower from June to August up to 50-70 cm. This Hardy (-20°C) orchid will survive the winter if you leave it in a Semi-shade location of your garden.
Epipactis veratrifolia is a species present in Europe (Cyprus) but especially in Asia. It is a vigorous plant that can grow up to 1 meter and produces large flowers. It is found in wet areas on banks, in the bottoms of ravines, on some cliffs around infiltrations or resurgence of water.
The Epipactis are very proliferative garden orchids, as comfortable in the massifs as on the banks of the water points. Epipactis also behave very well in pots. They like cool, wet, light soils. The assortment of 4 Epipactis consists of: - Epipactis gigantea - Epipactis 'Serpentine Night' - Epipactis royleana - Epipactis veratrifoli