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Commonly known as Pigroot, Rush lily, Satin flower

Grassy-leaved plants in the iris family. Several species in  the eastern USA are threatened or endangered.

Genus of about 140 species of annuals and rhizomatous perennials, some semi-evergreen. They are native to North and South America although some are widely naturalised elsewhere. They thrive in habitats ranging from mountainous areas to meadows and coastal sands.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - to semi evergreen
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - annuals and rhizomatous perennials
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - sword-shaped leaves in fans with flower colours of blue, yellow, mauve and white.
  • Pests & Diseases - root rot outside - aphids and red spider mite in greenhouse
  • Place of origin - North and South America. Widely naturalised elsewhere.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - resents winter wet.
  • Neutral to alkaline soil

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Commonly known as: Pigroot, Rush lily, Satin flower.
Evergreen perennial with lance-shaped iris-like leaves and stems of pale yellow flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

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