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Please click here for latest ordering information. We are having to implement an hourly limit in order numbers due to demand. We are short staffed, so the phone is not being answered as quickly as normal. We are despatching your orders as fast as possible, however there may be a delay of up to two weeks. UK orders only no exports.

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  • Evergreen - stiff, narrow fans of linear leaves, colouring into autumn and winter
  • White
  • Height - 30-50cm (12-20in)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous perennial, similar to L. ixioides, but producing stolons
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rapidly spreads over large area
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile, humus-rich. Protect with a winter mulch in frost prone areas.

Buy Varieties of LIBERTIA

LIBERTIA caerulescens

LIBERTIA caerulescens  >

Clump forming with panicles of blue flowers on flowering stems in late spring
£13.00 each

LIBERTIA formosa

LIBERTIA formosa  >

An architectural plant with spiky upright green foliage and white flowers
£13.00 each

LIBERTIA grandiflora   AWARD

LIBERTIA grandiflora  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand satin flower.
Pure white ixia-like flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

LIBERTIA ixioides

LIBERTIA ixioides  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand iris.
New Zealand native with stiff upright yellow-green leaves with white flowers produced among the leaves. Smaller growing than L.grandiflora but forms a good clump
£12.50 each

LIBERTIA 'Taupo Sunset'

LIBERTIA 'Taupo Sunset'  >

Leaves striped with green, yellow and orange-flowers
£15.50 each

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