Hardy Ground Orchid (Bletilla striata 'Blue Dragon')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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