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Acidanthera

Common Name(s):
Abyssinian, Fragrant gladiolus, Sword lily
Cultivar(s):
Murielae, Zwanenburg
Category:
Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Fragrant, good cut flowers, open one at the time; thrives in damp borders; delay planting until soil has warmed; prefers well-drained soil

Season:
Summer
Light:
Full-PM Sun
Color:
White with maroon center
Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Space:
8 in. (20 cm)
Depth:
5 in. (12.5 cm)
Organ:
Corm
Hardiness:
Tender III - injured below 25 degrees F (2 degrees C)
Storage:
Harvest corms in the fall; dry, clean carefully, and store at 60-70 degrees F (13-20 degrees C) with some ventilation
Tags:
summer bulb, full sun, corm, white with maroon center

NCCES plant id: 855

Acidanthera Acidanthera