Bletilla striata Alba is a small highly attractive terrestrial orchid with delicate fragrant flowers and pleated sword-shaped leaves resembling the foliage of a palm seedling. It is probably the easiest of all the orchids to grow and will usually flower in its first season. Its no-fuss I-am-not-a-Diva approach to life makes it a great choice for someone wishing to grow their first orchid without needing too much experience. An easy Orchid to grow in a pot. Flower early summer 10cm.