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Sternbergia clusiana

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to November
  • Height0.05m to 0.1m
  • Spread0.05m to 0.1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Sternbergia clusiana. This is a bulbous perennial with cup-shaped, yellow-green blooms in early autumn to late autumn, before the grey-green, strap-shaped leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Bulb, Herbaceous or Bulb

Origin

Turkey, Israel, Jordan, Iran

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They will need a sunny site in well-drained soil, they should be planted against a sunny wall in cool climates. You can propagate by division in the spring or autumn.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in the spring or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to narcissus viruses.

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