Family: Liliaceae Plant/bulb type: True bulbs Planting time: Late Summer to Autumn Height: 20-30cm
Depth & spacing:
Silver Chimes: 5-8cm
Aspect: Full sun. In warmer climates these bulbs will tolerate part shade. Soil: Well drained. Watering: Start watering when growth appears and keep soil slightly moist until foliage dies off after flowering. It is ideal to keep bulbs relatively dry whilst dormant. Fertilising: Top dress with a complete fertiliser each Autumn. Eg: Blood & Bone. Flowering time: Spring to Summer After flowering care: Leave these bulbs alone. They will naturalise quite happily. You can cut the foliage off after it dies back completely. Tolerances: Generally very hardy. Climates: Sub-tropical to cool.
Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:42 AM Keywords: Silver Chimes, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb