Musk Hood-orchid

Musk Hood-orchid
Photographer
Nev Ragg
Common Name
Musk Hood-orchid
Scientific Name
Caladenia moschata
Previous Species Names
Caladenia gracilis
Size
45cm
Leaf Description
Linear leaf to 18cm long.
Flower Description
1-6 mush-scented flowers, white inside and red to brown glandular hairs on outside. Lateral sepals and petals projecting forwards. Erect and hooded dorsal sepal. Labellum 3-lobed with mid-lop recurved, fringed along the tip and pink, purple or yellow calli.
Suburb
Many
Flowering Months
September
October
November
December
Habitat
Heathland, open woodland, eucalypt forest
Date of Last Record
2000-2015
Growing Conditions
Well drained, dryish soils. Semi-shade.