Bletilla striata 'White Pearl'

Urn Orchid

Plant Type:


Bletilla striata 'White Pearl' - Pure, pristine white orchids occur at the upper parts of flowering stems over medium to dark green attractive pleated broad swords. 'White Pearl' is a vibrant grower clumping with quicker increase than other cultivars. And even after the flowers have passed the leaves are very handsome. Site your Urn Orchid in afternoon shade planted in fertile moisture retaining soil to which organic matter has been added. Once established Bletilla demonstrates some drought tolerance. Though we have listed a height of 18 to 24 inches in the happiest circumstance your Urn Orchid may rise to 30-inches. In the north be certain to plant Bletilla striata at least 4 inches deep. An organic mulch will be beneficial. Bletilla striata is of Asian origin but 'White Pearl' is a selection. Established pot-grown orchid via division.


18-24 in




(5)6 to 9
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Item Description Price  
BLETWHIT Bletilla striata 'White Pearl' (3.5 inch Square Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $28.00

Characteristics and Attributes for Bletilla striata 'White Pearl'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Autumn Interest

  • Fruit / Berries / Seed Heads

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Dappled Shade


  • Grouping
  • Rock Garden
  • Border

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium


  • Organic
  • Draining
  • Fertile


  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division