Summer flowering corm, grown for dainty white flowers. Good for alpine beds and houses and warm, well-drained borders.
Flowers in summer.
Habit - upright to lax. H: 12cm S: 5cm
Stems - slender, dark green.
Leaves - dark green, sword-shaped, basal, forming a flat fan.
Flowers - loose spikes of long-tubed white flowers, up to 2.5cm across, in two groups of three segments. The lower segments are marked at the base with pink splodges.
Seeds - The flowers are followed egg-shaped seed pods that split to reveal red-brown seeds.
Open, sun to partial shade.
May survive outside over winter if well sheltered. If in doubt, lift and store dry for the winter.
Lift for winter and store dry in cold areas. Ensure good drainage if they're going to stay in the ground.
By seed sown in spring.
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