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Acidanthera bicolor 'Murielae' - 9 potted bulbs

Acidanthera bicolor 'Murielae' - 9 potted bulbs
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Price:  £6.50
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Common Name: Peacock Orchid

Plant Family: Iridaceae

Size/Qty:  9 Bulbs per 3 Litre Pot
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


A tall, elegant bulbous perennial which will grace any garden. Ideal for growing in a pot on the patio or courtyard garden where the fragrant flowers can be enjoyed. Funnel-shaped white flowers with a soft scent appear above sword-shaped leaves from August to October.  Flowering height: 1m

These bulbs do need well drained soil and a sheltered aspect. 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.  Minimum temp. -5°C.


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
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Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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