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Biarum tenuifolium

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember
  • Height0.15m to 0.25m
  • Spread0.05m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourPurple green

Description

Biarum tenuifolium. This species of tuberous perennial will produce purple-green twisted spathes in the autumn; they are followed by spoon-shaped leaves. This species is fully hardy.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fragrant

Origin

Mediterranean

Interest and use

Grown for their attractive, tiny flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained

Cultivation

During cold, wet winters protect in a cold frame or greenhouse. Dry out tubers when dormant in summer.

Propagation

Seed in autumn or offsets.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trouble free.

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