£4.50 – £12.50
Amarcrinum Howardii, Hardy perennial. For best results, Place in a warm sunny position where the soil stays reasonably dry during the winter. Well-drained soil is essential and a cover of light mulch on top of the ground will be helpful. Amarcrinum has much to offer, being not only frost-hardy, it flowers in autumn and is also evergreen in most areas. It has interesting, palm-like foliage, and produces 2-3 stems, each bearing more than a dozen large funnel shaped fragrant flowers. These plants may not flower in the first year due to disliking disturbance. Native Habit: Hybrid genus (Amaryllis x Crinum).
Bulb Size 24+ (top size)
1 bulb, 3 bulbs
Plant: At any time; with the tip of the bulb level with the soil. This plant produces much foliage so they need to be planted at least 30 cm apart.
Hardy. Perennial. Well-drained fertile soil is needed. They thrive in warm sunny conditions, in cool areas plant next to a south facing wall in full sun. Feed with a slow release fertilizer. Flowering time can be anytime from July through to late October.
Propagation: dislike disturbance; are best left alone until the clump is severely overcrowded; lift divide and replant.