Tritonia lilacina


$3.85 / packet

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A beautiful South African iris relative, with short, sharp spikes of buds which open into flared, pink, starry flowers in spring. On a dry, warm bank or rock garden, these plants will naturalise, but may be better grown in a pot where you can admire them at close quarters.

Sowing Advice

Sow seeds at any time covering them with compost or grit 5mm deep, in a cool, well-lit spot outdoors. Artificial heat is not needed and can prevent germination. Many species will only germinate in the spring after a good chilling or freezing in the moist seed tray in the winter. Grow on seedlings in small pots before planting out into sharply draining compost in a pot, or the open ground in a well-drained spot.

Key Facts


Common name:Tritonia bakeri ssp lilacina

Classification:Hardy shrub, Half hardy bulb, Hardy perennial


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