General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall

Common names
  • Green Fringed Orchid
  • Ragged Fringed Orchid
  • Fringed Orchid
  • Orchid
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Platanthera lacera
  • Synonym: Habenaria lacera

Photo Gallery

Date: c. 1898
illustration from Gibson's 'My Studio Neighbors', 1898
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