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Bletilla striata 'Soryu'/'Blue Dragon' - Chinese Ground Orchid - Orchidaceae (The Orchid Family)
Bletilla striata 'Soryu'/'Blue Dragon' - Chinese Ground Orchid - 'Soryu' is a an easy-to-grow lavender-blue flowered hardy Bletilla orchid.
Bletilla striata 'Soryu'/'Blue Dragon' - 'Soryu' is a an easy-to-grow lavender-blue flowered hardy Bletilla orchid.


 
15cm
Price: $29.99
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full - Part Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 8-12"
Flower Colour: Blue

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 4645
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Description Fine Print
 
This blue flowered Bletilla is an easy terrestrial orchid native to China and Japan. Found in Wakayama prefecture in Japan many years ago it has only recently become available. 'Soryu' means 'Blue Dragon' referring to the lavender-blue colour of the delicate orchid lowers. Propagated from seed but rhizomes have been bloomed and colours confirmed. The leaves are arching, broad and grass-like. This easy terrestrial orchid is native to China and Japan. Best in part shade in evenly moist, well-drained soil.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: No
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Grassy slopes in foothills. In sandy soils amongst grassy patches on cool mountain slopes. Margins of woods and thickets.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
  • BC Native: No

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