Bell-flower Hyacinth Orchid (Dipodium campanulatum)

Flowers in Summer (Dec - Feb), favours open forest, often among bracken, in well-drained sandy soil. 

Flowers white with large pink spots and blotches, sepals and petals incurved.  The photo ruler gives an indication of size with the height of over 2 feet (62cm).  Listed as endangered. 

Pollinated by native bees and wasps.


Spotted Hyacinth Orchid (Dipodium pardalinum)

Flowers in Summer (Dec - Mar), favours open forests or heathy forests with well-drained soil. 

Flowers white with large reddish spots and blotches.  Recurved tips on sepals and petals; labellum has spots.  The flower stem can grow to 90cm and is green to blackish.  Listed as common.

Pollinated by native bees and wasps.


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