SITUATION: Can be grown in full sun, semi-shaded positions or under
deciduous trees. Excellent for borders or clumps and best left
undisturbed to naturalise.
TIME OF PLANTING: Late summer and autumn. Plant with necks at or
just below the soil surface. Space 30-35cm apart. Bulbs may take two
seasons to flower as they do not like to be disturbed.
WHILE GROWING: No special treatment is necessary. Some well rotted
organic matter or compost spread over the growing area each year
will help to feed the bulbs. Flowers will appear on long stems
before the foliage. The stalks can be removed when flowers have
finished. The foliage appears during winter and this should be left
to die off naturally.
DIGGING & STORING: Not necessary. If bulbs must be dug, this should
be done when dormant after flowering. They can be replanted
immediately or stored in a dry position.
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