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Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

July-September

Pack sizes

18 bulbs, 25 bulbs, 3 bulbs, 9 bulbs

Sandersonia aurantiaca

£7.50£48.50

Description

Sandersonia (Chinese-lantern) Half hardy.  Perennial.  Grow in a sheltered, sunny site with well-drained soil.  As its name suggest, the flowers have a very unusual urn-like shape, and form at the tips of slender, bow-shaped stems.   Native habitat: South Africa.

Middle Size Tubers, 7-10gr

Additional information

Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

July-September

Pack sizes

18 bulbs, 25 bulbs, 3 bulbs, 9 bulbs

Planting Guide

Plant:   April, with at 5 cm of soil on top of the bulb.    Spacing 30cm.    Flowers July-September.     Height 60cm.

Half hardy. Perennial.     Needs full sun along with well-drained fertile soil. For first year grow in a pot or planter which is twice the depth of the bulb.  Use a fresh compost with sharp sand.    The bulb holds one to two prongs which need to be facing downwards or at a slight angle, cover the top of the bulb with 5 cm of soil.

Propagation:   Divide tubers in spring.

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