Spiranthes odorata (aka cernua v. odorata)
This is a hardy adaptable orchid with silver-green evergreen rosettes and tall spikes of charming hooded flowers in late summer. Does best in a moist area and will slowly spread to form colonies. Great for boggy areas. Fragrant native. White flowers appear in September.
One of our New England Woodlanders: perennials that are native to New England, nursery propagated, but never collected from the wild; grown in New Hampshire.
- Botanical Name
- Spiranthes odorata (aka cernua v. odorata)
- Common Name
- Fragrant Lady's Tresses
- Hardy to Zone
- Part Shade/Sun