Best Platanthera ciliaris 2022

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Extravagant small flowers with an eye catching colour form an impressive flower raceme. Looks really great also form this side of the screen. 👌
 

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I have to ask, how are you growing it? Pot, media extra….

I have mine in pure NZ Sphag about 8” deep with a layer of 2-3” of peat underneath. In a 12” tote. My first died, and the new ones I have are SLOWLY coming out of dormancy still….. like watching a Paph grow..
 

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60-70% coarse horticultural perlite, 10% chick grit, and the rest is regular garden seedling potting soil (without fertilizer). You can top dress with a layer of sphagnum for stability if you wish. In my experience, pure sphagnum usually kills it. It's not really a bog plant.
 
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