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Triteleia laxa

Grassnut

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.15m to 0.7m
  • Spread0.05m to 0.1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPurple blue

Description

Triteleia laxa (Grassnut). This species produces umbels of milky blue and purple blue flowers, about 15cm in diameter. The flowers are borne from late spring to early summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Bulb

Other common names

Triplet lily

Origin

W. U.S.A

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will prefer moist, well-drained, soil.

Propagation

Seed or offsets in autumn.

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