Milla genus. These are summer-flowering bulbs, the flowers are funnel or bell-shaped and each comprises of a slender tube with 6 spreading, star-shaped petals at the tip. The leaves are narrow arching and blue-green in colour. They are half hardy and will need a sheltered, sunny position with well drained soil. Propagation is by seeds or offsets in the spring.
Grown for their fragrant flowers.
They can be easily grown in any free-draining soil in the sun or morning shade, the corms are hardy in any place where the soil does not freeze to the planting depth of the corm. You can propagate from seed or by dividing established clumps. Plant in spring. Lift bulbs after flowering and partially dry off for winter.
Seed or offsets in spring.
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