Ophrys Orchids

Ophrys Orchids are a large group of terrestrial orchids or 'ground orchids' found from Britain, France, Spain and Germany to the Mediterranean through to Northern Africa. Ophrys insectifera is sometimes referred to as the 'fly orchid'.

Ophrys Orchid Varieties

Some species are popular in the UK including :

Ophrys Orchids Care

These are a winter flowering Orchid from the Mediterranean through Europe, summer dormant although dormancy is reasonably short. In the UK some species of these these wonderful orchids will need to be grown indoors or in a greenhouse, others will survive in the open. Frosts and extreme cold of winter, prevent outdoor cultivation, a dry dormancy is also required.

Ophrys Orchids are available for sale from the following nurseries

20 Woodthorpe Drive Bewdley Worcestershire DY12 2RH
Native and other orchids. Ophrys, Serapias, Dactylorhiza, Anacamptis and others.

74 Croston Road Garstang Preston PR3 1HR
phone 01995 605537
email jcrhutch@aol.com
Offers the largest selection of terrestrial hardy orchids in the UK. Nursery, mail order or shows.

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