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Commonly known as Bugle lily
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - cormous perennials with erect, usually sword-shaped basal leaves and showy spikes of tubular red, orange, pink or white flowers.
Will grow outside in milder locations - This 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 Features - Good to know - - suitable for areas with little or no frost. A species displaced in commerce by gladiolus.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - South Africa, Madagascar.
Hardiness - Frost 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