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Sandersonia aurantiaca

Common Name(s):
Chinese-lantern lily, Christmas bells
Category:
Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Needs support to climb; prefers well-drained soil; stem length is directly related to tuber size

Season:
Summer
Light:
PM-AM Sun
Color:
Yellow , orange, pale cream
Height:
20-35 in. (50-70 cm)
Space:
4-6 in. (10-15 cm) varies with tuber weight and wether split ot planted whole
Depth:
Cover 3 in. (7.5 cm)
Organ:
Tuber
Hardiness:
Tender II - injured below 50°F (10°C)
Storage:
Store tubers dry at 63 degrees F (13 degrees C); dormancy broken after storage at 3 degrees C for 100 days; do not allow tubers to dry out; store in chiller in poly bins with lids between layers of newspaper

NCCES plant id: 921

Sandersonia Sandersonia