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Polianthes tuberosa Duo Collection

Tuberose

Half-hardy Bulb

Polianthes was a popular plant in Victorian times and now it has been re-discovered, this tuberose is well and truly back in vogue. Polianthes 'Duo Collection' has spires of fragrant, waxy blooms, which create a gorgeous scent on a summer evening. Best planted in containers for the most successful results and then moved indoors for the winter. They also make excellent flowers for cutting. Treat yourself to the Victorian favourite 'The Pearl' and the new, modern 'Pink Sapphire'. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Supplied as tubers.

Culinary note: The flowers can be eaten cooked and are often added to soups or used to flavour soy sauces in oriental cuisine. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
scented gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Position:
full sun
    • 16 polanthes bulbs (mixed)

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £29.99
Plant tubers in pots during spring, at a depth of 10cm. Grow them on in a warm, frost free position. When plants are well grown, and all risk of frost has past, transplant Polianthes into their final positions in borders or containers. Choose a sunny position in moist, free draining soil. Tubers may also be planted directly into borders.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. With the first autumn frosts, remove tubers from their positions and store over winter in peat or sand, in a cool but frost free position. Replant tubers of Polianthes tuberosa the following spring.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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