rose pogonia, snakemouth orchid
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 0.5 ft Width: 0.25 ft
Flower Color: pink
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Bog garden. This is a very site-specific plant that will grow well in seepage settings. Typically grown with other specialists such as pitcher plants.
Considerations: Will not do well in a general garden setting.
Propagation: Seed. Plants can be acquired from orchid specialty growers.
Availability: Specialty providers
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Native Habitats: Cutthroat seeps, dome swamp (edges), wet flatwoods (wet openings)
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: