Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Photo by C. Hardison taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Bletilla striata 'Murasaki Shikibu'
Murasaki Shikibu Hardy Ground Orchid
Item #: 6948
Zones: 6a to 9b
Height: 24" tall
Origin: Burma/Myanmar, China, Japan, Korea
This unique selection of Bletilla striata has pale lavender flowers with a darker purple lip, both of which appear bluish to the eye...in the right light. Bletilla striata 'Murasaki Shikibu' forms an 18" tall clump of upright, green pleated foliage that's topped, starting in mid-April with 2' stalks of quarter-sized flowers.
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Time: Spring
Container Role: Fillers