Peacock Orchids Acidanthera

Ideal for CONTAINER PLANTING

This Gladiolus-like plant is an excellent choice for borders and containers. White, sweetly scented flowers are loosely spaced on slightly arching stems that reach 2 feet above spiky foliage. Acidanthera is valued as a cut flower, fragrant and long lasting.

  • Planting Location: Sun
  • Planting: January-May after Frost
  • Planting Depth: 3 inch (7.5 cm)
  • Planting Distance: 4 inch (10 cm)
  • Flowers In: July-September
  • Flowering Height: Approx. 28 inch (65 cm)

Easy to Grow:

1. Select an area with full sun
2. Dig a hole 3 inches (7,5 cm) deep
3. Place the bulb in the hole, with pointed side up
4. Space bulbs 4 inches (10 cm) apart
5. Cover with soil and water thoroughly

Planting Tips:

Plant in groups of 15 or more, in well-drained soil. Bulbs will benefit from a handful of compost added to the planting holes.

Search code: TG696


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