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Bletilla striata

Hardy Ground Orchid

Arising from pseudobulbs this is a ground growing orchid, which produces racemes of small, cattleya-like, magenta blooms in mid to late spring. Its tall green, sword shaped leaves are longitudinally pleated. Deciduous.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:6-9
  • Height:12-18 in
  • Spread:8-12 in
  • Bloom Color: Magenta
  • Foliage Color: Green

Prefers partial sun to light shade and moist to damp soil. May naturalize over time. Appreciates winter mulch in colder areas.

Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
May
June
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Container
Cut Flower
Interesting Foliage