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Shades of pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)Light pink
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialVigorous, clump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Erect, keeled, narrow, sword-shaped leaves to 40cm (16in) long
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Hardy - average winterHardy 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)Protect with a dry mulch in cold winters
Full sunShelter from cold winds
HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Pink Princess'
Additional FeaturesGood to knowSyn. Schizostylis. A good variety for colder areas. One of the first to flower.Pests & DiseasesNonePlace of originGarden origin
Flower ShapeCup-shapedOpen, cup-shaped, to 5cm (2in) acrossSpikesOf 4-14 flowers, opening from the base
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video