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Hesperantha Genus

Evening flower

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Hesperantha genus (Evening flower). There are about 55 species in this genus of spring-flowering corms with spikes of small, funnel or cup-shaped flowers. Half hardy. Needs full sun and well drained soil. Plant in autumn, water through winter and dry off corms after flowering. Propagate by seed in autumn in spring.

Characteristics

Perennials

Origin

Africa

Cultivation

Plant in autumn.

Propagation

Seed in autumn in spring.

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