Spiranthes sinensis var. amoena is
a perennial orchid with white spindle-shaped stout roots inhabiting
a moist, sunny grassland or lawn in the countryside. The leaves
being linear-lanceolate, tips tapering off to a point, measure
5-20cm in length. The flower stalk grows up to 10-40cm tall, the
raceme delivering small flowers, ranging from deep pink and light
pink to white, in a spiral arrangement. The flowers open sideways.