Bletilla ochracea

Also known as:

  • Chinese Ground Orchid

Plant Type

perennial, orchid

Zones

7a-11

Size

H:14"-16"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

rich

Water Needs:

even moisture

Sun Exposure:

mostly sun, bright shade, mostly shade

Special Situation:

verticillium wilt resistant

Features

Flower Color:

yellow

Flower Season:

spring

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Oregon City, Oregon

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Monmouth, Oregon

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Port Townsend, Washington

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Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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Keeping it Green Nursery

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Stanwood, Washington

360-652-1779

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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Rare Plant Research

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Oregon City, Oregon

503-780-6200

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Stanwood, Washington

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A yellow flowered gound orchid hardy to zone 7. Grow in light shade in humus and you will have flowers every spring. Grows to about 14" high. One gallon size plant.

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Richmond, British Columbia

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This rare species of terrestrial orchid from Japan produces elegant, cattleya-like, yellow flowers with red markings on the white lip. The flowers are held in groups of three to seven on stems rising to 12 inches. The leaves are arching, broad and grass-like. Best in part shade in evenly moist, well-drained soil.

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Milton, Delaware

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Chinese Butterfly is a stunning jewel like flower on 20" wispy stems, emerging from iris like pleated leaves in June. Each stalk produces 3-5 creamy yellow orchid like flowers, each with a purple yellow speckled lip. Moist rich soil and morning sun, Hardy zone 7b-8.

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Blooms: spring-summer, creamy yellow with yellow, orange and red throat. Long, strap like pleated foliage Zone 6-9. 12"-18", China, part shade-sun, moist, well drained

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We are very happy to offer plants of this less common hardy Chinese Ground Orchid. Creamy yellow flowers undeniably Orchid with a darker yellow "mouth" makes this a sought-after addition to the collection. You can admit it - you are a collector. Part sun and evenly moist.

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Pale primrose yellow flowers with highlights of golden yellow. Long lasting blooms appear later than the Bletilla striata. 16" tall.

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Stanwood, Washington

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