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Hardy Ground Orchid Mix (Bletilla striata)

Hardy Ground Orchid Mix (Bletilla striata)

Give that mixed border or container garden the look of unique elegance with these terrestrial Orchids. Proven to be the easiest orchids for the garden! Blooms come in purple-blue, pink and white that sets the late-spring landscape alight in color with very little effort. Flowers have an exotic cattleya-like form and emerge in groups of 3-7 along each 18-24" scape. They make a wonderful floriferous display when planted in groupings. A snap to grow and maintain, they need only a bit of shade and well-drained soil to thrive. Hardy Ground Orchids grow of their own accord, spreading nicely to increase in flower and foliage. Planted in a rock garden or front border, the bright colors and pleasing form attract lots of attention.
  • Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Mature Height 18 - 24 inches
  • Bloom Time May - June
  • Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade

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Botanical Name: Bletilla striata 'Blue Dragon', 'Kuchibeni', 'Shi-ran'

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR
  • Botanical Name :

    Bletilla striata 'Blue Dragon', 'Kuchibeni', 'Shi-ran'
  • Ship As :

    Bare Root
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Rock Garden, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    mixed
  • Flower Form :

    Small, cattleya-like, flowers to 1½" long in 3-7 flowered racemes atop naked scapes typically rising to 20" tall.
  • Foliage Type :

    3-5 linear, pleated, papery-textured, sword-shaped, pale green leaves to 12" long.
  • Mature Spread :

    12 - 15 inches
  • Spacing:

    12 - 15 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    4" deep and 12 - 15" apart
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Remove spent flowers
  • Winter Care :

    Not needed
  • Planting Depth :

    4" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.



       Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule

  • Tropicals
    Zone Ship Date Last Order Date Last Ship Date
    3 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    4 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    7 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    8 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    9 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    10 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zone First Ship Date Last Order Date Last Ship Date
    3 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    4 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5A April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5B March 19, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6A March 12, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6 March 5, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    7 February 26, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    8 February 19, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018
    9 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018
    10 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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