Hardy Bletilla orchids are easy to grow if you provide their basic needs. They like woodland conditions. They should be planted in dappled shade or morning sun/afternoon shade. They do not like hot sun, but they need some light to bloom well.
Work in lots of organic matter (compost, rotted leaves, and/or potting soil) to a depth of one foot and a diameter of two feet. (About 50/50 organic material and native soil is the right mix.) Plant in the middle of the prepared bed—Bletillas slowly spread and become more beautiful each year.
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