Nectaroscordum siculum

$5.00

Native to France and Italy this hardy  bulb produces cascades of white pendulous , bell shaped flowers that are beautifully marked with purple and pink flushed with green on the inner side. Triangular leaves twist as they rise and in early summer steady stems to 75cm  bare the fountain of thimble sized  stunning blooms. Enjoys full sun  and not fussy on soil type as with most members of the allium family, but do require very good drainage. Easy and lovely.  75cm x 45cm.

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Description

Common Name: Sicilian Honey Lily
Seed Count: 20
Family: Hardy Bulb

Native to France and Italy this hardy  bulb produces cascades of white pendulous , bell shaped flowers that are beautifully marked with purple and pink flushed with green on the inner side. Triangular leaves twist as they rise and in early summer steady stems to 75cm  bare the fountain of thimble sized  stunning blooms. Enjoys full sun  and not fussy on soil type as with most members of the allium family, but do require very good drainage. Easy and lovely.  75cm x 45cm.

Sowing Advice

Seed can be sown at any time. Sow seed into good quality compost or seed raising mix. Cover with river sand or compost to seeds own depth.  If sown directly into ground seed may not germinate until it dormancy is broken by a period of chilling. (Winter) Moist seed tray can be placed in fridge at 4 degrees C in a plastic bag for 4 weeks then in unheated poly house at 13-16 degrees C. Germination should occur in 3-4 weeks. Transplant seedlings when big enough to handle into 75 mm tubes to allow to mature before transplanting into the garden.

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