Plant types and subtypes: Perennials, Ground Orchids
Pricing & Availability
Collector set of 12 Native Orchids (4 each of 3 species)Also known as:
•Aplectrum hyemale •Goodyera pubescens •Tipularia discolor,
nodding lady's tresses,
Adam and Eve,
downy rattlesnake plantain
Tipularia discolor (crippled cranefly)
It’s distinctive leaf, with raised purple spots, emerges in fall and provides winter interest. Flowers develop on the entire length of a solitary 2’ stalk, in early summer. Best grown in open shade, and moist soil rich in loam or decaying wood matter.
Goodyera pubescens (downy rattlesnake plantain)
A species with striking, white-veined evergreen basal foliage. 8” to 16” tall spikes emerge mid to late summer, and are densely covered with white, snapdragon-like flowers. Best grown in open shade, and moist soil rich, in organic material.
Aplectrum hyemale (Adam and Eve)
Solitary plaited, blue-green, pin-striped leaves emerge in fall and persist throughout winter. 8 to 10 flowers appear on the upper part of a solitary stalk, in early summer. Best grown in open shade, and moist to wet soil, rich in decaying leaf litter.
Native Range & Classification
Recorded County Distribution: USDA data
|Species||Collector set of 12 Native Orchids (4 each of 3 species)||•Aplectrum hyemale •Goodyera pubescens •Tipularia discolor|