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Bletilla striata 'Soryu' - Urn Orchid from Quackin Grass Nursery

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Bletilla striata 'Soryu'

Urn Orchid

Plant Type:

SHADE PERENNIALS

Bletilla striata 'Soryu' - 'Soryu' is "blue dragon". And it is distinctly, decidedly blue. Foliage is typical: very handsome upright pleated blades. Site your Urn Orchid in afternoon shade planted in fertile moisture retaining soil to which organic matter has been added. Once established Bletilla demonstrates some drought tolerance. Though we have listed a height of 18 to 24 inches in the happiest circumstance your Urn Orchid may rise to 30-inches. In the north be certain to plant Bletilla striata at least 4 inches deep. Part sun. Established pot-grown orchid via division.


Height:

18-24 in

Spread:

18-24 in

Colors:

Blue

Zone:

(5)6 to 9
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Item Description Price  
BLETSOR Bletilla striata 'Soryu' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $26.00


Characteristics and Attributes for Bletilla striata 'Soryu'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant
  • Hummingbirds

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Dappled Shade

Attributes

  • Cottage Garden
  • Border
  • Grouping
  • Foliage
  • Collector Plant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Draining

Origins

  • China, Japan, Korea

Propagated By

  • Division