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ARTHROPODIUM cirratum 'Matapouri Bay
Commonly known as Rienga lily, Rock lily
Forms a bold clump of flax-like leaves about 2 feet long. Stems rising from the base bear panicles of starry white flowers with a hint of mauve. An excellent and unusual new introduction from New Zealand
Evergreen - lance-shaped, channelled, grey-green leaves 30-60cm(12-24in) long.
Height - 90cm (36in)
Spread - 30cm (12in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - tufted perennial. Flowers, 2.5cm (1in) across, are produced in lax panicles 30cm (12in) long.
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
Full sun - base of warm wall ideal in frosty areas.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - slugs damage new growth.
Place of origin - New Zealand
Flower Shape - Star-shaped
Garden Location/Conditions - Australian / New Zealand
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Seasonal Interest - Summer
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - with some grit
Arthropodium cirratum 'Matapouri Bay' - Care Guide
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Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00