Water Spider Orchid


 US Native( Habenaria repens). The water Spider Orchid is one of the few TRUE aquatic ( though still emergent) orchids. It can be planted on floating masses such as Hyacinth or water lettuce or planted in nutrient rich acidic substrate with VERY wet feet ( up to 5 inches water depth.). It is self fertile and seeds will begin to grow after about 2 months from seeding. Beautiful spider-like green blooms on a long stalk of blooms. blooms for weeks on end an d usually twice in a year.. it is deciduous and will die back for winter.. It should be protected from extreme cold in zones less than 7b . It will also propagate via runners from the mother plant.

These are sold as single bare root plants packed in some wet sphagnum.

These work well in ponds and ripariums.

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