skip to content

Chinese Ground Orchid

Bletilla striata
Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available in spring for a short time. Call store for exact availability. 

Multiple, large, orchid-like flowers emerge from corm-like pseudobulbs in spring and last until midsummer. Strap-like leaves grow in a narrow, upright fashion. Good choice for shady borders or containers. 

Plant with Foxtail Asparagus Fern


  • Landscape Size: 1'-2' tall, 1'-2' wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 2-9, 14
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Narrow
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Showy Flowers, Flowers for Cutting, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Butterflies

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Grows best in enriched, well draining soil with dappled shade. Divide every 2-3 years after flowering or as needed. Prune back in late summer after bloom.



Sold Out