Bletilla striata ‘Hyacinth Orchid’
Bletilla striata. Unusual – but easy to grow, outdoor orchid that forms a clump of ribbed, sword-shaped leaves, with erect stems bearing several pink, fragrant orchid-shaped flowers that have attractive ‘ruffled lips’, opening in spring and early summer. Can also be grown indoors. Protect from winter frosts by mulching. Supplied in a 14cm pot at height 30cm approx. Bletilla striata Hyacinth Orchid
Name: Bletilla striata
Approx. Height and spread: 0.3-0.5cm x 0.3-0.5cm
Position: Sun – Partly shade.
Soil Ph: All
Moisture: Moist, but well drained soil.
Hardiness: Mostly Hardy