Height To 50cm An Attractive Orchid Although The True Beauty Of Its Flowers Are ...
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Description: Height to 50cm An attractive orchid although the true beauty of its flowers are often difficult to appreciate because it usually grows in deep shade . Favours woods on calcareous soils , usually Beech ( Fagus sylvatica ) . FLOWERS are reddish pink , bell shaped and open widely at the mouth ; borne in open spikes ( Jun Jul ) . FRUITS form and swell at the base of the flowers . LEAVES are long and narrow . STATUS Rare and local in S England only , but possibly overlooked because of its favoured habitat .