Photos above: Burnt orchid flowers.

Burnt-orchid

Orchis ustulata

Orchis brûlé

Presence in France. See link below.


Height. 10cm - 30cm


Leaves. 2 - 3 oblong, pointed basal, stem with several sheathing leaves above. Unspotted. Appear in autumn.


Flowers. Brownish-purple / maroon. White or pale pink purple spotted lip. Fragrant in an oval spike.


Flowering period. April - July


Soil type. Dry calcareous or acid. Full sun.


Protection. Regional, article one - Lorraine, Picardie, Centre