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Acidanthera bicolor 'Murielae'

Acidanthera bicolor 'Murielae'
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Common Name: Peacock Orchid

Plant Family: Iridaceae

Useful for:  Ornamental
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Late summer
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  White
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Flowers
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  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

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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. Pack of 50 bulbs

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