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Commonly known as Pigroot, Rush lily, Satin flower
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Evergreen - stiff, greyish-green leaves to 40cm (16in) long.
Yellow - pale yellow
Height - 90cm (36in)
Spread - 25cm (10in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming perennial. Produces flowers 2.5cm (1in) across in stalkless clusters on unbranched stems. Backs of the tepals are striped purple-brown.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - root rot outside - aphids and red spider mite in greenhouse
Place of origin - Chile, Argentina
Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Seasonal Interest - Summer -
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - resents winter wet.
Neutral to alkaline soil
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