Polyxena longituba (Lachenalia longituba) AGM

Polyxena longituba (Lachenalia longituba) AGM

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Description

Pink striped flowers on mass in Autumn.

This is a surprisingly hardy variety that if kept in a free draining soil away from excess water will flower in October. Foliage will then take you through winter with seed heads ripening in early spring produces pearlescent black seeds. Perfect for the alpine rock garden, scree or container.

This late autumn flowering bulb flowers most years in the middle of October.

Hardy if kept in alpine gritty soil.

Flowering: Autumn

Hardiness: Hardy – if grown as above.

Height: 5cm

Spread: 15cm

 

Common Name:

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asparagaceae

Foliage: linear

Basic Colour: ( white )

Flower Colour: white / lilac / pink

Natural Flowering: October

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 5cm

Soil Requirements:  well-drained / average / moist

Soil ph:  acid / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / rock garden

Usage:  ornamental

Pruning: leave to self seed

Tolerates: drought tolerant

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Description

Pink striped flowers on mass in Autumn.

This is a surprisingly hardy variety that if kept in a free draining soil away from excess water will flower in October. Foliage will then take you through winter with seed heads ripening in early spring produces pearlescent black seeds. Perfect for the alpine rock garden, scree or container.

This late autumn flowering bulb flowers most years in the middle of October.

Hardy if kept in alpine gritty soil.

Flowering: Autumn

Hardiness: Hardy – if grown as above.

Height: 5cm

Spread: 15cm

 

Common Name:

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asparagaceae

Foliage: linear

Basic Colour: ( white )

Flower Colour: white / lilac / pink

Natural Flowering: October

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 5cm

Soil Requirements:  well-drained / average / moist

Soil ph:  acid / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / rock garden

Usage:  ornamental

Pruning: leave to self seed

Tolerates: drought tolerant

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

Height

Planting area

, , ,

Position

,

Flower Colour

Types

20 reviews for Polyxena longituba (Lachenalia longituba) AGM

4.7
Based on 20 reviews
Showing 14 of 20 reviews (5 star). See all 20 reviews
  1. Karen R. (verified owner)

  2. Frederick Heywood (verified owner)

  3. Patrice Perissat (verified owner)

  4. David Bishop (verified owner)

  5. Paul R. (verified owner)

  6. Linda McWilliam (verified owner)

  7. Andrew G. (verified owner)

    Looking forward to the flowers

  8. Pamela Rose (verified owner)

  9. Gill Coombes (verified owner)

  10. Christine M. (verified owner)

  11. June C. (verified owner)

    Just started the growing period but looks well and was in good sized pot well packed for delivery.

  12. Vivienne (verified owner)

  13. Steve Sinnott (verified owner)

    As Always my order from Darcy & Everest was excellent, the plants are always in great shape.
    I believe that my plans for the various Alpine areas of our garden will look great when i plant out the various plants i have bought over the winter months from Darcy & Everest. Cheers Steve & Bren

  14. John Dower (verified owner)

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