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Chinese ground orchid

Chinese ground orchid
Common Name
Chinese ground orchid
Latin Name
Bletilla striata
Description

Easiest orchid to grow in the Central Valley and plants spread to form small colonies over time; tough and hardy perennial that blooms dependably in shady gardens; vivid coloration and unusual shape give a tropical effect; attracts beneficial insects.

California Native
No
All-Star
Yes
Type
Perennial
Size
Medium
Color
Pink
Sun Exposure:
Part Shade
Shade
Water Needs:
Low
Medium
Bloom Season(s):
Spring
Wildlife Value(s):
Beneficial Insects
Pruning Needs

Cut stems to ground in winter for tidy appearance