Schizostylis (Hesperantha) Alba
£6.50 – £46.00
Schizostylis (Hesperantha) ‘Alba’ Frost hardy. Perennial. This vigorously, clump forming plant requires sun and moist, fertile soil. It has grass-like, mid-green foliage, and produces late-flowering spikes of large, colorful flowers. Great as a cut flower.
Native habitat: South Africa. Root, Size 1
September – November
25 bulbs, 3 bulbs, 9 bulbs
Plant: April with the bulbous part 5 cm deep. Spacing 30 cm. Flowers September to November. Height 50-60 cm.
Hardy Perennial. Requires a sunny position in a sheltered site. The plant needs moisture retentive soil, but not heavy clay. If the soil is poor dig in organic matter. Water well in the summer months particularly when very dry. Mulch over in the winter to protect from frost.
Propagation: Lift and divide overcrowded clumps in spring and replant.