Great Twayblade (Liparis liliifolia)

Great Twayblade

Scientific Name: Liparis liliifolia
Common Name: Great Twayblade
Description of facts and concepts: A member of the Orchid family and bears 5-30 drooping flowers on an erect stem. Each flower has three pale purple petals and three green sepals. Twayblade does not set much seed, and what pollinates it is largely unknown. Huge colonies exist, but may be the result of offsets. Again, the soil fungus is essential for survival. It is possible to purchase this fungus, if you know which one you need. Good luck!
Seed or division information: Seeds
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): June W4
Garden Name: Shady Woodland Garden
Color of Flower: Purple
Height: 4-10″
Spread: 6″
Family: Orchid
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Acidic woodland soil
Soil: Dry to Wet Moist to medium
Light: Sun to Shade Shade
Zone 4-10 Zones 3-8

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