Family: Orchidaceae

Origin: China, Japan, Taiwan

Flower colour: white, pink

Flowering period: June- July

Average plant height: 20cm

Planting depth to base of bulbs: 3 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 10 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

Principal varieties

  • Bletilla striata: the flower is rosa, with a purple tip
  • Bletilla striata Alba: white flowering
  • Bletilla striata Albostriata: white striped leafs
  • Bletilla striata Gebina: flowers whit-ish, with a ‘slight blush’