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Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialCormous perennials with erect, usualyy sword-shaped basal leaves and showy spikes of tubular red, orange, pink or white flowers
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Will grow outside in milder locationsThis could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.Under glass use loam-based compost with added sharp sand and leaf mould.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowSuitable for areas with little or no frost. A species displaced in commerce by gladiolus.Pests & DiseasesNonePlace of originSouth Africa, Madagascar.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
- 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
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shades of pink and red