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Platanthera ciliaris

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Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Platanthera (pla-TAN-ther-uh) (Info)
Species: ciliaris (sil-ee-AIR-iss) (Info)
Additional cultivar information: (natural hybrid)

Synonym:Blephariglottis ciliaris
Synonym:Blephariglottis flaviflora
Synonym:Habenaria ciliaris
Synonym:Orchis ciliaris

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Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Orange
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive sassafrasgreen On Aug 2, 2010, sassafrasgreen from Georgetown, IN wrote:

While this is a marvelous wetlands plant, DO NOT collect seeds or plants from the wild. If you SEE this plant growing wild in one of the states where it is listed as an Endangered Species, report it to your state or federal Endangered Species protection agency so they can protect its habitat.

Positive bogman On Dec 5, 2004, bogman from Cleveland, OH wrote:

This great little orchid has been a reliable performer in my bog garden. It can be grown from seed in vitro and will bloom in 2-3 years from flasking.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Morrilton, Arkansas
Berea, Kentucky
Beulaville, North Carolina
Sylva, North Carolina
Cleveland, Ohio
Dunlap, Tennessee



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