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Found wild mountain orchid in France, what type is it?

This is a discussion on Found wild mountain orchid in France, what type is it? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hi all, While working for a customer in France in the Jura mountains, i noticed ...

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    Default Found wild mountain orchid in France, what type is it?

    Hi all,

    While working for a customer in France in the Jura mountains,
    i noticed a plant what i believe to be an Orchid.

    Does annybody know which one it is,
    Here are some cell phone pictures of it.



















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    Don't think it's an orchid, but a sweet pea of some kind.

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    Janet,

    Thank you very much for the quick reply,
    i had a similar responce on an a other forum.


    You know what they say about first impresions....

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    Yes, it is what is referred to as a perennial sweetpea. They are quite lovely and profuse bloomers. Make great vines for banks and arbors.

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    Nope, it is NOT an orchid...But it is pretty... Betty :-)

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    Something similar grows in our area... although flowers are smaller. It does look like an orchid at first tho...

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    Hey all,

    Once more thanks for the replies.

    perennial sweetpea it is then

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