Bletilla striata

Chinese Ground Orchid, Hyacinth Bletilla, Hardy Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae Orchid

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 8B
Exposure Partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Lavender
Bloom time Late Spring to Mid Summer
Water needs Wet
Landscape uses Border, container, rock garden, specimen, woodland garden
Height 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Spread 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal, upright or erect