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Winter Hardy Orchids Collection 2 pc

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Orchids have prized the world over for their showy flowers. Orchids are also known across the globe to be one of the most difficult houseplants to take care of. But no longer do your orchids need to stay stuck in the home because with Roberta’s 2 piece Winter Hardy Orchids Collection, you can grow some of the most beautiful orchids outside in your garden that will come back every year, hardy to -15F. And they’re actually easy to grow! But it gets better, because while they are easy to grow, they are also superb clumping varieties that will spread and naturalize in your garden more than any other varieties. Within a few seasons, your two-piece collection can literally turn into hundreds!

  • SKU: R53086/ Perennial
  • Botanical Name: Bletilla striata
  • Common Name: Hardy Chinese Orchid
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9, Cold Tolerance: -15F
  • Sun-Shade: Part Shade to Part Sun
  • HT at Maturity at Maturity: 1-2 feet / 1- 2 feet
  • Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
  • Cultivar: 1 purple and 1 white
  • Special: Lush foliage and petite, cattleya-like blooms; spring blooming to beautiful orchid flowers; and treasured in a shady, rock garden, woodland garden, or in a pot inside the home; deer resistant
  • Uses: shady rock garden or container
  • Growing Guide: Winter Hardy Orchids
  • Ships: Zone Shipping- Spring

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Originally native to the forested mountains of Japan and China, these winter hardy Orchids love to be grown in a part sun/part shade environment and rich soil which will enable them to bloom each season from May to June. Anywhere that you may grow hostas, these will be perfect additions. And even when they are not in bloom, their pleated, sword-like foliage maintains its elegance in the garden from spring to fall. These rare, winter hardy Orchids are superb specimens for your part shade garden because by the second season, each plant will produce 5-7 flower racemes displaying fairy tale like bellflowers. And every year thereafter they will produce more and more and more. However, what makes Roberta’s collection even more special is that the collection is comprised of both a Purple and White Bletilla, two of the most extraordinary colors that are essentially unavailable in the western hemisphere. If you were ever to come across one of these in America, it would undoubtedly be a boring, pale pink color. Generally the term low maintenance is nowhere to be found concerning orchids, but for once you can have your orchids and enjoy them too. These perennial orchids are a real treat in the garden especially along borders or in garden beds where they can have a chance to grow and fill each season. They are also fantastic in containers, because in the winter you can simply bring them indoors and they’ll seamlessly join your other Roberta’s houseplants. If you love orchids, but are afraid of growing them, fear not, Roberta’s is here.

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Name Winter Hardy Orchids Collection 2 pc
Description Originally native to the forested mountains of Japan and China, these winter hardy Orchids love to be grown in a part sun/part shade environment and rich soil which will enable them to bloom each season from May to June. Anywhere that you may grow hostas, these will be perfect additions. And even when they are not in bloom, their pleated, sword-like foliage maintains its elegance in the garden from spring to fall. These rare, winter hardy Orchids are superb specimens for your part shade garden because by the second season, each plant will produce 5-7 flower racemes displaying fairy tale like bellflowers. And every year thereafter they will produce more and more and more. However, what makes Roberta’s collection even more special is that the collection is comprised of both a Purple and White Bletilla, two of the most extraordinary colors that are essentially unavailable in the western hemisphere. If you were ever to come across one of these in America, it would undoubtedly be a boring, pale pink color. Generally the term low maintenance is nowhere to be found concerning orchids, but for once you can have your orchids and enjoy them too. These perennial orchids are a real treat in the garden especially along borders or in garden beds where they can have a chance to grow and fill each season. They are also fantastic in containers, because in the winter you can simply bring them indoors and they’ll seamlessly join your other Roberta’s houseplants. If you love orchids, but are afraid of growing them, fear not, Roberta’s is here.
SKU WINTER_HARDY_ORCHID_COLLECTION
On Sale No
USDA Zone Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Sun / Shade Half Sun/Half Shade, Part Shade
Mature Height Between 19-36 inches
Bloom Time Late Spring-Early Summer
Flower Color Assorted, Purple, White
Attributes Deer Resistant

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