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Hardy Ground Orchid Mix (Bletilla striata)

Hardy Ground Orchid Mix (Bletilla striata)

The easiest orchid to grow in your garden! This beautiful, hand-selected mix of colors does very well in partial shade and will produce more flowers each year. It does not like to have wet roots during the winter, but it is hardy!
  • Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Mature Height 18 - 24 inches
  • Bloom Time May - June
  • Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Container Friendly

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

#88720

Availability: Backordered

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • 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 11/2" 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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Shipping Information

K. van Bourgondien 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 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 2021 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-4 May 3, 2021 May 31, 2021
    5A April 12, 2021 May 31, 2021
    5B March 29, 2021 May 31, 2021
    6A March 15, 2021 May 31, 2021
    6B March 1, 2021 May 31, 2021
    7A February 25, 2021 May 31, 2021
    7B February 22, 2021 May 31, 2021
    8A February 18, 2021 May 10, 2021
    8B February 15, 2021 May 10, 2021
    9-10 February 8, 2021 May 10, 2021

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. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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