Ground Orchid - Bletilla Striata Big Bob

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BLTBOB

Regular Price:

$8.95
Bletilla striata. 'Big Bob'. Taller variety of striata orchid.

Coming spring 2014
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  • Bletilla striata.


    Bletilla striata. 'Big Bob' Taller variety of striata orchid - Big Bob's flower spikes can reach up to 36" and have up to 20 blooms per spike. This hardy ground orchid is fairly easy to grow in the ground in your garden or potted.  Has bright green leaves and deep pink to purple star shaped flowers. A must for the garden. Produces slender pleated leaves.
    Hardy from zone 5 - 11. Winter mulch in very cold areas. Likes moist rich well-drained soil.

    Starter plants are shipped in 3" deep pots. We try to keep all of our plants between 3-8" in height with excellent root systems.

    Bletilla striata.

     

    Plant Characteristics

     

    Fruit/Flower/Aroma Characteristics

    Plant Height

    36 inches

     

    Fruit season

    n/a

    Containerized Height


     

    Size of flower

    Up to 20 blooms per spike

    Flower Description

    Pink to purple star shaped flowers

     

    Quality

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    Leaves

    Slender pleated bright green

     

    Comments

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    Culture

    Soil

    Do not overwater, although needs regular waterings. Do no let dry between waterings.

    Light

    Full sun to part sun

    Indoor Culture

    Does well as a patio plant

    Zone

    5-11

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