Hypoxis acuminata - 10 bulbs p-pack
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Pre-orders allow you to purchase your bulbs before they are available for delivery. We send out all our bulbs at their correct planting time.
Cultivate enchanting allure with Hypoxis acuminata, an indigenous plant that will elevate rockeries in the springtime.
Family name: Hypoxidaceae
Name derived from: Greek hypo meaning beneath and oxys meaning sharp
Common name: African potato or star lily
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Planting time: All year
Flowering time: Early spring to late summer
Active growth time: Early spring to late summer
Dormancy time: Mid-winter
Lifting time: No need to lift
Type (true bulb, rhizome, corm, etc): Tuber
Mature height: 25-30cm
Planting depth: Just below soil surface
Planting spacing: 50cm
Lowest temperature: 0°C
Watering frequency: Weekly
Position and soil: They make a great block in the garden. Plant in light and sandy soil.
Further Care: Mulch with compost.