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- n. small genus of chiefly east Asiatic hardy terrestrial orchids similar to genus Bletia
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A. Hyacinth bletilla (B. striata) is a hardy terrestrial orchid that grows quite well in the D.C. region.
It isn't absolutely necessary to deadhead bletilla.
While most of the better known orchids are [[tropics | tropical]] and epiphytic, some, such as the bletilla, grow in the [[soil]] in [[temperate]] areas.
[[tropics | tropical]] and epiphytic, some, such as the bletilla, grow in the [[soil]] in
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