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Milla biflora

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Features

  • BloomsJune to November
  • Height0.2m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.03m to 0.05m
  • Flower ColourWhite pink purple
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Milla biflora. It produces clusters of semi-erect narrow mid-green basal leaves, the flowers are produced in spikes which appear in the summer to autumn. Its blooms consist of 6 spreading petals, usually white or flushed lavender or pink and produced in umbels.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fragrant

Origin

Mexico

Interest and use

Grown for their fragrant flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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.

Propagation

Seed or offsets in spring.

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