Bletilla - striata albescens

 (6930) Bletilla-striata albescens
Genus: Bletilla
Species: striata albescens
Indigenous to: China

also known as the "Chinese Spring Orchid," this seasonally deciduous orchid can be treated and grown like bulb plants such as tulips or narcissus; light green leaves are thin, crinkly, 4" long, and emerge in pairs above the bulbs in early Spring; bulbs grow extremely fast and are easily divided; 1" Cattleya-shaped whitewith a pinkish blushed flowers with white lips fringed with pink appear on 15" spikes that carry up to 12 blooms each. Multi growth plants

Growing Tip: easy yard plant any where the soil does not freeze below 4"

 Blooming Season:
Winter,Spring Blooming
 Light Requirements:
Bright to Full Sun; 2750-3750 Footcandles (midday shade required)
 Temperature:
Cool,Intermediate to Warm; 40°F min. to 95°F max.(tolerant of extremes,favoring cool)
 Deciduous:
--
 Catalog number:6930_4850
 Mount:
4" Pot
 Size:
Blooming Size (mature flowering size plant)
 Watering:
Potted, Moist; 2-3 waterings per week(let dry slightly between waterings)
 Price:


Show me more Bletilla(s)

Bletilla - striata albescens
Hover over image to zoom zoom image