Orchid Sequence 3
LAN 2 Unihan 862d or f91f bold Cantonese laaan 4 Minnan lan 5 hakka Lan 2 Other dialects lang laz noz nan
SJ RAN fujibaka
SV also Lan
The phonetic for this character has a meaning of blocked gate, fence, or doorscreen, which suggests to me that the Chinese have been growing these as garden or house plants for a very long time.