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Melasphaerula Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile

Description

Melasphaerula genus. This genus is of spring-flowering corms. They are grown mainly for botanical interest. They are half hardy, and will need sun with well drained soil. You should plant in the autumn, Propagation is by seeds or offsets in the autumn.

Characteristics

Perennials

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Grown mainly for botanical interest.

Cultivation

Plant in autumn and keep watered until after flowering, then dry off.

Propagation

Seed or offsets in autumn.

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