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Bletilla striata 'Eco White Edge'

Urn Orchid

Plant Type:

BULBS

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.


Height:

14-18 in

Colors:

Rose Purple

Zone:

(5 protected)6 to 9
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Item Description Price  
BLETEWHE Bletilla striata 'Eco White Edge' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $16.00


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

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Attributes

  • Border
  • Woodland
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Rock Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Moist
  • Fertile

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division