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Stenomesson coccineum

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to July
  • Height0.2m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourBright pink-red

Description

Stenomesson coccineum. This is a bulbous perennial with narrow, strap-shaped leaves. In early spring to mid summer, there are umbels of tubular, bright pink-red flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Bulb, Herbaceous

Origin

Peru

Interest and use

Grown for their long, often pendent, tubular flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained

Propagation

Offsets in autumn.

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