The Hyacinth Orchid (Bletilla striata) is a flowering perennial in the Orchidaceae family. It is also known as the Chinese Ground Orchid.
It is native to Japan and China.
It grows from a bulb to 50 centimetres (20 inches) tall.
It has 3-4 elongated, oval leaves. The flowers are pink and look like bells.
The Hyacinth Orchid blooms in spring.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, May 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls