Tuberoses are perfumed, pretty, easy going plants for a hot garden spot.
Tuberose flowers have a strong and alluring fragrance, similar to that of Jasmine. The are also excellent for picking, so you can bring the fragrance indoors. The impressive flower stems stretch 60-80cm tall.
The bright green leaves of Tuberose are clustered at the base of the plant with smaller leaves forming along the stem.
Plant Tuberose into a well drained soil in a full sun location. In cool climates they need to be protected from the cold, grow in a garden hot spot, they require a long season to flower at their best. They can also be grown in pots. Ensure Tuberose are protected from strong winds.
Tuberoses make good companions for Agapanthus and Crocosmias.
Mid to late summer
Cool to Tropical