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Bletilla striata 'Eco White Edge'

Urn Orchid

Plant Type:


Bletilla striata ‘Eco White Edge’ – This selection sports a fine white edge all along the leaf margins. The blade shaped leaves arch on tough wiry stems; they are long and handsomely pleated from petiole to leaf point and are elegantly arched all season long. The 1.5” orchids are a rich rosy purple on wiry racemes with usually 6 to 10 flowers per stem – very showy in summer emitting some fragrance. Plant ‘Eco White Edge’ in fertile, enriched moisture-retaining soil sited in part sun conditions. Clumping with moderate increase. Once established Bletilla demonstrates some drought tolerance. Established potted orchid via division.


14-18 in


Rose Purple


(5 protected)6 to 9
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Characteristics and Attributes for Bletilla striata 'Eco White Edge'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade


  • Border
  • Woodland
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Rock Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium


  • Moist
  • Fertile


  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division