Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Bletilla 'Summer Moonshine'
Summer Moonshine Hardy Ground Orchid
Item #: 15760
Zones: 7a to 9b
Height: 36" tall
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
Bletilla 'Summer Moonshine' is a 2023 Plant Delights/JLBG introduction of our second selected seedling from the Chinese form of Bletilla ochracea shared by orchid breeder, Dr. Hideka Kobayashi. This is the taller of our two introductions with flower stalks that top out at 30". From mid-May through summer, the clumps are adorned with flowers composed of light yellow petals, a white central throat with a large yellow blotch and small magenta flecks.
Flower Color: White/Cream , Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color: Green
Garden Themes: Cottage Garden Plants , Living Wall , White Garden
Other: Bog Garden Plants , Cut Flower Plants , Drought Tolerant Plants , Pollinator Plants , Plants from China , Rain Garden Plants , Tropical Looking Plants