Bog Orchid (Habenaria medusa)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Tuber
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: grown outside in Summer ( in my greenhouse during the Winter) and taken inside for picture takingDate: 2013-09-04
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2014-08-13Habenaria Medusa Orchid 008
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Location: grown outside in Summer in Fair Lawn, NJ ( in my greenhouse during the Winter) and taken inside for photosDate: 2013-09-11
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Location: grown outside in Summer in Fair Lawn, NJ ( in my greenhouse during the Winter) and taken inside for photosDate: 2013-09-11
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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