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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Summer hyacinth

Late-flowering cool, white/green clumps.

Genus of 4 species of bulbous perennials from moist grassland in South Africa and Lesotho.

Further Reading....

  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - bulbous perennial.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - imrpessive when grown in bold groups. Grown for their nodding, tubular or trumpet-shaped flowers in late summer.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - South Africa
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - likes some moisture during growing and flowering period.

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Commonly known as: Spire lily, Summer hyacinth.
Tall, white hyacinth-like flowers, scented
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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