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Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

July-September

Pack sizes

25 bulbs, 50 bulbs

Tigridia Canariensis

£4.50£8.50

Description

Tigridia Canariensis, Half-hardy.   Perennial.    Suitable for growing in a summer border.    Prefers well-drained soil and a warm, sheltered site.   The flowers are of exotic beauty.  Each one lasts for only a day but a succession appears for several weeks at the end of summer. The colours are marvellous.

Native habitat: Grasslands of Mexico.  Large Bulbs Supplied, size 7/9.

Additional information

Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

July-September

Pack sizes

25 bulbs, 50 bulbs

Planting Guide

Plant:  Late April with 8 cm of soil on top of the bulb.     Spacing 15 cm.     Flowers July-September.      Height 45cm.

Half Hardy. Perennial.     Requires full sun along with well-drained fertile soil, performs well; close to a south facing wall.     Can also be grown in large pots or containers.    When ground is dry, give plenty of water and feed with a slow release liquid fertilizer.   Short lived flowers are produced in succession for several weeks.  Mulch over in winter to protect from frost.

Propagation: By removing offsets in autumn, replant in spring.

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