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Lloydia serotina

Mountain spiderwort

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.05m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhite yellow veined red

Description

Lloydia serotina (Mountain spiderwort). An upright perennial clump with dark green. linear leaves and white yellow veined red, terminal flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial

Other common names

Snowdon lily

Origin

Mountainous areas of temperate Northern Hemisphere.

Interest and use

Grown for their small, graceful, bell-shaped flowers.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich, Peaty
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy, and will require partial shade with well drained, peaty soil,

Propagation

Propagation is by seed in the spring.

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