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Red Helleborine


Céphalanthère rouge

Presence in France. See link below.

Height.  Up to 60cm

Leaves. Long narrow dark green leaves,  set alternately on one side and then the other of the stem

Flowers. Up to 12 attractive pink or purplish-pink flowers on a long spike.

Flowering period. June - July

​Soil type. Generally calcareous soils with little or no vegetation often in full shade.