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Acidanthera bicolor 'Murielae'- Pack of 25 Bulbs

Acidanthera bicolor 'Murielae'- Pack of 25 Bulbs
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Common Name: Peacock Orchid

Plant Family: Iridaceae

Pack of 25 bulbs

Useful for (e.g. ground cover):  Ornamental
Planting Style (e.g. Cottage Garden):  cottage
Season of Interest:  Late summer
Position (e.g.coastal):  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Flowers
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape (e.g. climbing):  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Award of Garden Merit?  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Rabbit & Deer Resistant?  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


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Despite the common name, not and Orchid, but a tall, elegant bulbous perennial which will grace any garden. Funnel-shaped white flowers to 5 cm in width with a purple throat appear above sword-shaped leaves in late summer August to October These bulbs need well drained soil and a very sheltered aspect to survive the winter. It is generally recommended to grow them in pots and lift the bulbs after flowering, store them frost free over winter and re-plant in the spring. Flowering height 1m Minimum temp. -5C