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Botanical name: S.candida
Family: Malvaceae
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial.
Size: Loveliness-1.5m tall x 40cm
Prairie Fire-50cm tall x 30cm
Flowers: Summer.
Planting depth & spacing: Plant at the same depth as in the pot & around
30-40cm apart.
Soil: Well drained.
Position: Full sun in cool areas, light shade in warmer climates.
Watering: Keep moist whilst growing.
Fertiliser: Annually apply a complete fertiliser in Winter or early Spring.
Pruning: Cut the flowers off as soon as they fade to ensure a second flush.
At the end of the season cut the plant right back.
Climatic tolerances: Cool to temperate.
Frost tolerance: Hardy.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:36 AM
Keywords: idalceas, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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