Caladenia hirta - Sugar Orchids

There are two subspecies in this group. Sugar Candy Orchids have larger, pink tinged white flowers and taller, more robust plants while Pink Candy Orchids have smaller, more pink flowers and shorter plants. Pink Candy flowers are quite variable and range from very pale to very dark (shown below). The Sugar Candy Orchid is found from the Darling Scarp top to the western edge of the wheatbelt while the Pink Candy Orchid is very common throughout the wheatbelt.

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta - Sugar Candy Orchid


Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid

Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea - Pink Candy Orchid


Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

Caladenia x suffusa - Tinged Spider Orchid

The Tinged Spider Orchid is a hybrid between the Pink Candy Orchid (Caladenia hirta subsp. rosea) and one of the White Spider Orchids (Caladenia longicauda).

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