Bletilla ochracea


Quick Characteristics:

Height: 20-30cm (0.7-1 ft)
Flower Colors: yellow, white
Life form: corm
 

Bletilla ochracea is native to Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, China. It is the only yellow Bletilla. It grows well in full sun in the Bay Area where it gets natural rain in the winter and artificial watering during the summer. Plants produce a corm-like resting structure. Photo 1 was taken by Alberto Grossi and photos 2-4 were taken by Nhu Nguyen at the UC Botanical Garden.

Bletilla ochracea, Alberto GrossiBletilla ochracea, Nhu NguyenBletilla ochracea, Nhu NguyenBletilla ochracea, Nhu Nguyen


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