Blue China Orchid (Cyanicula gemmata)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Oct), light forest, shrubland or heath in well drained soil.  Flowers are deep blue with labellum calli bead-like.

Photographed 6/9/08 off Old Coast Road north of Bunbury.

Detailed labellum photograph

Sandplain White Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis speciosa - formerly Caladenia speciosa)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Oct), favours woodland in deep well drained soil.  Flowers very large and has a strong sweet smell.

Photographed 17/9/08 in Tuart Forest north of Dunsborough.

Detailed labellum photograph

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