Bletilla hybrids form a group of relatively new garden orchids. Several species have been used to find suitable garden plants. Origin of these species and hybrids grow in the wild in Japan, South of China, Myanmar, Birma and even Thailand. In nature these plants grow in grasslands and on slopes. Bundles of delicate flowers appear on long stems over a long summer period, they have the most beautiful colors you can imagine! These plants grow in every average soil and are also suitable to grow in pots. Good for a sunny position!
All plants offered are sown, the plants you buy from us are already four years old. The plants have been grown in container and repotted several times. Every plant delivered should have several shoots, which are guaranteed to flower the same season. As most of the plants we offer are seeded hybrids, it is possible that plants differ slightly from each other!
|Growth||Summer green, deciduous perennial|
|Flowering||May - September|
|Height||40 – 55 cm, depending on hybrid|
|Temperatures||Between -10 / +30 0 Celsius|
|Place||light or semi shady place, avoid full sun|
|Planting||In the garden or in a spacious pot, best orchid for pots|
|Soil||Well drained, humus - rich soil, neutral|
|Water||Water regularly between April and September|
|Fertilizing||The same as other perennials, preferably biological|
|Extra||Do not start removing old leaves until after winter, winter cover of old leaves|