Bletilla striata, Purple Ground Orchid
Height: 1 to 2'
Light: Part sun to shade
Bloom: Vibrant purple cattaleya-like blooms on slender stems
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Growth Habit: Upright pleated leaves. Multiplies well. Prefers good well drained soil
Comments: A lovely hardy terrestrial orchid. Cut back foliage at end of growing season.
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