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Hyacinthoides - Blue - 10 bulbs p-pack

by Hadeco
SKU 0060016100P
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Original price R 150.00 - Original price R 150.00
Original price
R 150.00
R 150.00 - R 150.00
Current price R 150.00

Delivery from: March - May

Hyacinthoides spend most of the year as bulbs underground in ancient woodlands, only emerging to flower and leaf from early spring. This early spring flowering allows them to make the most of the sunlight that is still able to make it to their forest floor habitat and attracts the attention of plenty of pollinating insects.

Family name: Asparagaceae

Common name: English bluebells, wood hyacinth

Sun Exposure: Semi-shade 

Planting time: March to April

Flowering time: July to September 

Active growth: March to June 

Dormancy time: November to February

Lifting time: March

Type (true bulb, rhizome, corm, etc): True bulb

Mature height: 25cm

Planting depth: 5cm 

Planting spacing: 9cm

Lowest temperature: -15°C

Watering frequency: Water every three to four days for 10 minutes, provided it hasn't rained. 

Position and soil: Plant in rich, moisture-retentive and friable soil. Work compost into soil to a depth of about 30cm. Suitable for growing in containers. Mulch with compost.

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