Hyacinth orchid (Bletilla striata)
Hyacinth orchid (Bletilla striata) is a conservatory or greenhouse grown type of plant that can grow 10cm – 50cm tall and 10cm – 50cm wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Hyacinth orchid (Bletilla striata).
This plant has several common names including: hyacinth orchid or common bletilla.
This is a deciduous plant that takes 2-5 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: hyacinth orchid, common bletilla
Scientific name: Bletilla striata
Plant type: Conservatory & Greenhouse
Height: 10cm – 50cm
Spread: 10cm – 50cm
Sunlight: Partial shade
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: Patio & Container Garden
Planting type: Flower borders and bedding
Other characteristics: RHS Award of Garden Merit
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Hyacinth orchid (Bletilla striata), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Hyacinth orchid (Bletilla striata) is a plant that prefers to grow in It is not very sensitive to soil acidity or alkalinity and grows well in soils with pH acid, alkaline or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Bletilla striata likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Hyacinth orchid (Bletilla striata) should be grown in partial shade places.