Cephalanthera rubra

Quick Characteristics:

Height: 30-60 cm (1-2 ft)
Flower Colors: purple
Flower Season: early summer
Life form: rhizome
Climate: USDA Zone 7-8

Cephalanthera rubra (L.) Rich. spreads throughout Europe, western Asia and even northern Africa. It's another lime-dependent species and likes filtered light, resenting both full sun and deep shadow. It is uncommon or threatened in most of its range. Photograph by Martin Bohnet

Cephalanthera rubra, Martin Bohnet

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