Produces a clump of upright, sword-like, pleated, green leaves. In late spring, terminal spikes can reach 3′ tall with an open cluster of medium lavender flowers, each highlighted by a dark purple stripe down the back center of each petal and a very dark purple lip surrounding a yellow throat with red splashes.
Hardy terrestrial orchids can be grown even in zone 6
A cross of Bletilla striata ‘Big Bob’ x Bletilla formosana by Bill Mathis. PP19878
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Plant ID: P18080