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Bloomeria Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty
  • WaterMoist

Description

Bloomeria genus. This genus has 3 species of bulbs. The small bulbs will produce narrow leaves, with an upright flowering stem.

Characteristics

Perennials

Origin

North America

Interest and use

Grown for the spherical flower heads on leafless stems, which die down in summer.

Cultivation

They are frost hardy and will need a sheltered sunny position with well drained soil.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds in the autumn or by division in late summer or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trouble free.

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