Photos above: Long lipped serapias in France



Sérapias en soc

Presence in France. See link below.

Height. 20cm - 60cm

Leaves. 4 - 8 elongated, often pointed and arching over.

Flowers. Purple and green, long pointed lip, hood formed by the sepals and a pointed floral bract of variable length.

Flowering period. April -June

Soil type. Weakly acid or calcareous

Protection. None known.