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ID again please.

I uploaded this last year. I don't remember planting it, and was quite surprised to see it appear in one of my pots. This year it's bigger, so better for you to see. I can only think it must have been in the pot for quite some time, before it has decided to flower.

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I think that it may be a Dactylorhiza of some description. A wild orchid.

5 Jun, 2011


Thankyou Meanie. I've looked closely at it today, and yes the little flowers do look like minature orchids, but from a distance the plant itself, looks like a small hyacinth. It's got what I think of as a fleshy stem and leaves similar to a hyacinth, but the tiny flowers are as I said like orchids. It's height is about 7/8ins.

6 Jun, 2011


i agree with Meanie....lucky u getting this in your garden....

16 Jun, 2011


It seemed to come from nowhere last year and has appeared again this year, but a bit bigger. :o)

16 Jun, 2011


i had one self seed in a pot a few years back. the birds must have planted them for us..:-)

17 Jun, 2011


Lol. It's usually sunflowers they plant for me. lol. :o))

17 Jun, 2011

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