ROMULEA BULBOCODIUM ALBUM

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ROMULEA BULBOCODIUM ALBUM

$3.51 / packet

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Description

This is the pure white form which produces 2-3 cm. long tubular flowers with a white and yellow throat, held on short wiry stems above very narrow wiry leaves. These plants, with the desirable habit of self-seeding, resemble the more common and perpetually popular crocus, with which they are apparently in convergent evolution. It is native to Europe and mainly the Mediterranean region. This species is one of the best-known species from the genus Romulea and is probably the easiest and best species for the outdoor garden. Few seeds collected.

Sowing Advice

Seeds can be sown at any time but are best sown in winter or early spring to benefit from a cold spell in the wet compost to break their dormancy. We advise covering seeds very thinly with sand or fine grit to about the depth of the seed size. If the seeds do not come up within 6 to 12 weeks the damp seed tray can be given cold treatment in a fridge for about four weeks. They may still take very many months to appear, so please never discard the pot or tray.

Key Facts

Family:Iridaceae

Classification:Half hardy bulb, Hardy bulb, Hardy perennial

Height:6-12cm

Packet Content:10 (Approx)

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