Eucomis Sparkling Burgundy
£5.50 – £29.00
Eucomis Sparkling Burgundy. Frost hardy perennial. Summer flowering. Ideal for the herbaceous border, pots and containers. A sunny spot is required. You can see where this plant gets its name from when it is in flower, marvellous. Native habitat: Drakensberg mountains.
Top Size Bulbs 18 up
1 bulb, 3 bulbs, 6 bulbs
Plant: March-April with 1 cm of soil on top of the bulb. Spacing 12 cm. Flowers July-August. Height 20-30 cm.
Thrives in full sun or light shade. Needs fertile, well drained but moist soil. Ideal for mass planting amongst shrubs or in front borders where they can be left to increase into drifts. Also ideal for rockeries, pots and containers. Feed with a slow release fertiliser during the growing season. Cover with a mulch in the winter to protect from frost.
Propagate by dividing clumps when overcrowded roughly every 4 years.