Silky Blue China Orchid (Cyanicula sericea - formerly Caladenia sericea)

Flowers in Winter/Spring (Jul - Oct), favours variety of habitats including granite outcrops with well drained soil.  Flowers medium, pale blue; labellum has dark blue dots.

Photographed 18/9/08 at Cape to Cape walk trail, Yallingup.

Detailed labellum photograph

C. latifolia and C. flava natural hybrid (Caladenia X spectabilis)

Flowers in Spring (Aug - Nov), favours variety of habitats where parent plants are flowering.  Flowers medium, evidence of either dominant parent can be seen; more prevalent after fire.

Photographed 7/10/08 south of Frankland.

Colour variations

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