Calopogon multiflorus is a terrestrial orchid from the genus Calopogon.
The plant blooms from summer to fall with three to six flowers. This species is distinguished by the purple rachis, forked corm, strong floral fragrance, pandurate petals, and a lip usually as wide or wider than long.
Plants are found in sandy, relatively dry pine savannas and grasslands of Southern United States at elevations of 0 to 60 meters.
Keep plant in full sun. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in sand and peat. Water regularly and keep potting media moist. Be sure to have good drainage. Plant should be watered regularly with distilled water. Do not fertilize plant.
Common Names: The multi flowering Calopogon
- Helleborine multiflora (Lindl.) Kuntze, 1891.
- Limodorum multiflorum (Lindl.) Mohr, 1897.
- Calopogon barbatus var. multiflorus (Lindl.) Correll, 1940.