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Goodyera pubescens

Also called Adder's Violet, Jewel Orchid, Networt


Chris Evans, River to River CWMA, Bugwood.org

Chris Evans, River to River CWMA, Bugwood.org

More About Goodyera pubescens

  • AKA Epipactis pubescens, Neottia pubescens, Peramium pubescens
  • Spikes of small, white flowers form on slender stems
  • Blue-green leaves have prominent, white veins
  • Thick, evergreen foliage
  • Naturally found in dry, open forests
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
  • Flower Height: 40 cm
  • Foliage Height: 20 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

White
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Downy Rattlesnake Plaintain Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in average to dry, sometimes moist conditions. Naturally found in sandy, acidic soils in coniferous forests. Best suited for partial shade. 


Goodyera pubescens Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
Blue
White
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing