Penway Sunset Hardy Chinese Ground Orchid

Penway Sunset Hardy Chinese Ground Orchid

  • Light

    Partial Shade
  • Size

    #1 Plant
  • Zone

    5-9
  • Bloom Time

    Late spring to early summer
  • Height

    20 inches
  • Soil Requirement

    Well drained

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Penway Sunset Hardy Chinese Ground Orchid Description

Exotic-looking flowers are cream and soft pink with a vibrant lip.
We love how these delicate beauties capture the light and sway in 3–7 flower racemes atop naked scapes. You'll marvel at the blooms' stunning lip, which is yellow and flecked with purple. Penway Sunset is easier to grow than other orchid varieties because it grows in the ground and can withstand colder temperatures than its tree-dwelling cousins. Bletilla striata

Details

  • Botanical NameBletilla striata 'Penway Sunset'
  • FormPerennial
  • Hardiness Zone5-9
  • Flowering TimeLate spring to early summer
  • Light RequirementsPartial Shade
  • Flower ColorSoft pink and light yellow flowers
  • Flower FormSmall, cattleya-like to 11/2" long in 3-7 flowered racemes atop naked scapes
  • Foliage Type3-5 linear, pleated, papery-textured, sword-shaped, to 12" long
  • Growth RateMedium
  • Height/Habit20 inches
  • Spread12 - 15 inches
  • Planting Instructions4" deep and 12 - 15" apart
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningNot needed

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Important Shipping Notes:

Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a shipping estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate. If you have ordered multiple items, you may receive them in more than one shipment. We will send you a separate email confirming each shipment.

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule below.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.

To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx based on your hardiness zone.. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

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