Bletilla striata, Chinese ground orchid

Category: Shade Perennials
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Japan, China, SE Asia
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: purple
Bloom Time: spring
Height: 1 to 2 ft
Width: 6 inches
Exposure: part shade
Irrigation: medium
Cold Hardiness: -20 F
Description: Each plant typically produces several deep purple flowers mid-spring.