Spiranthes cernua var. odoratus

Ladies' Tresses

Plant Type:

SHADE PERENNIALS

Spiranthes cernua var. odoratus - A lovely, sweetly fragrant orchid with spikes of white florets. Flowers display mid-September into October. Stems rise above clean dark green semi-glossy lances. Spikes sometimes twist into a spiral staircase patterning. Open shade to full sun in fertile, moisture-retentive soil. Ladies' Tresses will form a colony from stolons. And the fragrance is genuinely lovely. Established orchid(s) from division.


Height:

10-12 in

Spread:

3-4 in

Colors:

White
Item Description Price  
SPICEO Spiranthes cernua v. odoratus (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot – 1.05 pints / 497 ml.) $14.00 Sold Out


Characteristics and Attributes for Spiranthes cernua var. odoratus

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer into Autumn

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Mostly Sunny
  • Dappled Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Rock Garden
  • Woodland
  • Natural Garden
  • Border
  • Cottage Garden
  • Fragrant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Humus Laden
  • Average
  • Organic
  • Moist
  • Adaptable
  • Draining
  • Fertile
  • Woodland

Origins

  • Eastern North America

Propagated By

  • Offset